Anndrea Hermann - Hemp

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Introduction

Anndrea Hermann is a “Super Activist”. She first appeared on Up Close earlier this year called, “Hemp Activists and Entrepreneurs” which remains one of our highest rated shows.  Anndrea is a Professor at Oregon State University, President at Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and serves on a special committee with the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance.  In the past she has worked with Taos Hemp LLC and Hemp Oil Canada Inc.

Rarely do I have a guest that has such a breadth of knowledge on the subject. Anndrea Hermann is an expert in Hemp Agriculture, Legislation, Research, analytics and more. This show is a great starting point for anyone serious about hemp. This follows a series of hemp shows, including shows.

Anndrea Hermann

Anndrea Hermann is from Joplin, Missouri but is now based in Manitoba Canada. She earned her MSc in Hemp Fibre Agronomy at the University of Manitoba, a B.GS in Hemp Ecolonomics at Missouri Southern State University, is a Canadian Independent Professional Agrologist and an Authorized Health Canada Hemp Sampler. Anndrea is the President of the Hemp Industries Association (USA), Special Committee Member the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance and is the owner of The Ridge International Cannabis Consulting, Hemp Technologies (Canada) and is an Instructor at Oregon State University WSE266 Industrial Hemp. With over 15 years’ experience in the Canadian & International Hemp Cannabis industry, she has a wide range of interdisciplinary skills.Cannabis is part of her “final vocabulary”.

Show Summary

Anndrea Hermann HempAnndrea shared the importance of hemp and the history of hemp in the USA. She also shared;

  • Hemp Employment Opportunities
  • Oregon State College Hemp Distance Learning Classes
  • The relationship between medical marijuana and hemp
  • Organizations like VoteHemp.com doing a great job
  • The status of current hemp legilation

Also a complete update on hemp bills introduced in the 113th Congress so far. H.R. 525, the “Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013,”. A companion bill, S. 359, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on February 14, 2013. The bills define industrial hemp, exclude it from the definition of “marihuana” in the Controlled Substances Act, and gives states the exclusive authority to regulate the growing and processing of industrial hemp under state law.

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