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Hemp Growing Licenses Up In 2019, But How Much Hemp Really Grew?

Posted in Journalism, and Ministry of Hemp

A look at the total number of hemp growing licenses issued this year gives us an important glimpse into the rapidly growing hemp industry.

More people than ever are interested in growing hemp now that the crop is legal. An amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp after decades of prohibition. Even though the Department of Agriculture didn’t issue formal hemp growing guidelines until late October, interest in the crop is already booming.

According to a report by Vote Hemp, U.S. states issued 16,877 hemp growing licenses in 2019, across 34 states, for a total of 511,442 licensed acres. From these numbers, we can learn a lot about the state of hemp in America, and what’s going right or wrong.

Antifascist Days Of Unity Zine Collection (via Oh Shit! What Now?)

Posted in Austin, Creative Commons, and Journalism

Along with his collective, Oh Shit! What Now? Kit curated a collection of zines for the Antifascist Days of Unity in October 2019.

Kit Defends Antifascism on TV, Helps Uphold Betteridge’s Law

Posted in Journalism, and Video

Earlier this week, I appeared on The Newsmakers, a show on TRT World, which is an international version of a Turkish government TV station. A producer from Newsmakers invited me to defend antifascism. They framed the episode around the recent threats by Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other right wing fascists, to declare “ANTIFA” as terrorists.

Kit Picks The Best High Potency CBD Oil Online

Posted in Journalism, and Ministry of Hemp

If you’ve tried CBD oil and found it beneficial, but you take a lot or use multiple doses in a day, then high potency CBD might be right for you.

In this article, we’re looking only at high potency CBD oil supplements, which we’ve defined as anything with more than 1500mg of CBD per bottle. Using this guideline, we’ve selected 13 of our favorite high-strength hemp-derived CBD tinctures. All of these brands meet our exacting standards for transparency, quality, and accurate labeling.

Podcast: Hemp Questions Answered with Kit & Matt Baum

Posted in Journalism, and Ministry of Hemp

Got questions about hemp? In episode 8 of the Ministry of Hemp podcast, we do some Hemp Q&A, answering questions submitted by our listeners.

Kit O’Connell, Editor in Chief of Ministry of Hemp, joins podcast host Matt Baum.

Believe Disabled People: When People Don’t Believe You’re Sick

Posted in Creative Commons, and Journalism

Believe disabled people.

Believe disabled people, whether or not we look disabled.

If you can absorb that statement, you can probably skip this post. However, read on for some more nuance and examples from my life.

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