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"A Renewal of Common Sense: The Case for Hemp in 21st Century America." Erik Rothenberg, Vote Hemp, Inc., Washington, DC, March, 2001.

"Washington State Hemp Report." Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation Group, WA, April, 2001.

"THC in Hemp Foods and Cosmetics: The Appropriate Risk Assessment." James Geiwitz, Ph.D. and the Ad Hoc Committee on Hemp Risks, September 15, 2000.

"Laboratory Analysis of THC Content in Industrial Hemp Seed." Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council, Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada, prepared by Shaun Crew, President, Hemp Oil Canada, Inc., March, 2000.

"Development of Hemp Food Products & Processes." Manitoba Association of Agricultural Societies, Inc., Morris, MB, Canada, prepared by Hemp Oil Canada, Inc., Shaun Crew, President, September, 2000.

"Third International Bioresource Hemp 2000 Symposium in Wolfsburg, Germany, September 13-16, 2000: Trip Report." Gordon Scheifele, Professor, Kemptville College, University of Guelph, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 2000.

"Derivation of THC Limits for Food." The Nova Institute, Germany, 2000.

"Third Annual Ag Fiber Technology Showcase Conference Report." AgroTech Communications, Inc., October 30, 2000.

"Cannabis: An Environmentally and Economically Viable Method for Climate Change Mitigation." Marc R. Deeley, University of Strathclyde, Graduate School of Environmental Studies Thesis, 2000.

"NAIHC: North American Industrial Hemp Council Conference Report." John McPartland, November 2-4, 2000.

"National Conference of State Legislatures’ Letter to Bill Clinton Outlining Hemp Policy." Bill Friend, Indiana House of Representatives, Chair, NCSL Agriculture and International Trade Committee, adopted December, 2000. See

"Hemp Compactor – Biomass Logs: Introduction, Advantages, Economics and Case Studies." 2000. See

"North American Draft Organic Fiber Standards: Post Harvest Handling, Processing, Labeling, Auditing." The Organic Trade Association, written and compiled by Peter Murray, January 1, 2000.

"Hemp Seed, the Royal Grain." Chris Bennett, Canada, 2000.

"Traditional Uses of Culinary Hemp Seed: Notes from a Work in Progress." Dr. Alexander Sumach, Hemp Futures Study Group, with material from Chris Bennett, Canada, 2000.

"The Four Basic Uses of Cannabis Hemp: Food, Fuel, Fiber and Medicine." Mari Kane, Hemp Pages, Forestville, CA, 1999-2000.

"Benchmarking Study on Hemp Use and Communication Strategies." Jessica Parsley, Business for Social Responsibility, San Francisco, CA, October, 1999. See

"The HCFR's Year End Report, 1999." Arthur Hanks, Publisher, Hemp Commerce & Farming Report, Canada, 1999. See

"Commercial Production of Industrial Hemp Regulations." Stanford F. Blade, Ph.D., P.Ag., Plant Breeder/Agronomist, New Crop Development Unit, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March, 1998.

"Vermont Legislator Challenges DEA Hemp Spraying." Fred A. Maslack, VT State Representative, May 19, 1998.

"Vermont State Auditor's Report on the Domestic Cannabis Eradication Suppression Program (DCE/SP)." VT State Auditor, January 16, 1998.

"Commercial Hemp Cultivation in Canada: An Economic Justification." David Marcus, independent study submitted to Professors Dave Shaw and Al Mikalachki for Masters of Business Administration, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, revised 1998.

"A Maritime Industrial Hemp Product Marketing Study." Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd. and Dr. Jim White, InfoResults Ltd., prepared for Marketing and Food Industry Development Branch, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, and Marketing and Business Development Branch, New Brunswick Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Canada, September, 1998.

"Hemp and Marijuana: Myths & Realities." David P. West, Ph.D., prepared for the North American Industrial Hemp Council, WI, 1998.

"Feasibility of Industrial Hemp Production in the United States Pacific Northwest." Daryl T. Ehrensing, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University, OR, May, 1998. See

"Industrial Hemp as an Alternative Crop in North Dakota: A White Paper Study of the Markets, Profitability, Processing, Agronomics and History." David G. Kraenzel, Tim Petry, Bill Nelson, Marshall J. Anderson, Dustin Mathern and Robert Todd, The Institute for Natural Resources and Economic Development (INRED), North Dakota State University, Agricultural Economics Report No. 402, July 23, 1998.

"South African Hemp Feasibility Report." James Wynn, Director, South African Hemp Council, commissioned by the Interim Task Team on Bast Crops on behalf of the Hemp, Flax, Sisal and Kenaf Cluster, and financed by the South African Bast Crop Consortium, July, 1998.

"Economic Impact of Industrial Hemp in Kentucky." Dr. Eric C. Thompson, Dr. Mark C. Berger and Steven N. Allen, Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Kentucky, KY, 1998.

"Hemp Foods and THC Levels: A Scientific Assessment." Franjo Grotenhermen, M.D., Michael Karus and Daike Lohmeyer, The Nova Institute, Germany. Published in English by Hemptech, Sebastopol, CA, November, 1998.

"Bioresource Hemp 1997, Frankfurt, Germany." Report by attendee John E. Dvorak, Boston, MA, 1997.

"Bioresource Hemp: Proceedings of the Symposium 1997." Edited by The Nova Institute, distributed by Hemptech. Includes 80 papers presented February 27-March 2, 1997, a total of 730 pages of the latest hemp cultivation, processing and manufacturing topics.

"Hemp: Specialty Crop for the Paper Industry." A. Capelle, pages 384-388, Progress in New Crops, J. Janick, Editor, ASHS Press, Arlington, VA, 1996.

"A Review of Building Materials from Bast Plants." Erwin H. Lloyd with special assistance from David Seber, Washington Hemp Education Network (WHEN), WA, 1996.

"Alternative Agricultural Strategies in Vermont: The Case of Industrial Hemp." Catherine Chan Halbrendt, Qingbin Wang and Matthew C. Mole, paper presented at the Vermont Agricultural Economic Development Conference, South Burlington, VT, December, 1996.

"Biomass Resources for Energy and Industry." Lynn and Judy Osburn, Access Unlimited, Frazier Park, CA.

"Nutritional Analysis of Hemp Seed and Hemp Seed Oil." Data courtesy of Ohio Hempery.

"Nutritional Analysis of HempNut brand Hulled Hempseed." Courtesy of HempNut, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA. See

"Fuel for Diesel Engines from Vegetable Oil." HFIA, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, UK. See

"Hemp as a Crop for Missouri Farmers: Markets, Economics, Cultivation and Law." Richard Lawrence Miller, report prepared for the Agriculture Task Force, Missouri House of Representatives, MO, Summer, 1991. See more information here.

"Is Industrial Hemp Worth Further Study in the U.S.? A Survey of the Literature." T. Randall Fortenbery and Michael Bennett, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Staff Paper #443, Madison, WI, July, 2001.

"Prehistoric Textiles." E.J.W. Barber, 1992.