About Hemp Lobby
Hemp Lobby Chronicles is a HempLobby.org project aiming to preserve the environment while promoting the economy.
Based in the former logging town of Pe Ell, Washington (USA), Hemp Lobby takes a global views of economics and agricultural policy and seeks to educate policymakers on the critical factors to socio-ecological success.
Hemp Lobby encourages the use of hemp cannabis for the myriad industrial applications as well as enthusiastically supports medicinal applications of cannabis and adamantly denounces the misguided war on drugs.
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Hemp Lobby is an independent lobbyist organization started and operated by business-people and citizens concerned with helping government and the community bring cannabis sativa into the mainstream of commerce and culture in a fair and expedited manner. Read Hemplobby’sMission, Goals, Positions and Plans, in News Alerts …
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Hemplobby’s mission is to educate the general public, business community and government about the commercial and environmental benefits of cannabis sativa agriculture in Washington State in a professional manner and to facilitate positive change based on this accurate hemp information.
Hemp Lobby was formed in 1997 by long-time hemp consultant and businessman, Ed Saukkooja in the community of Pe Ell. In 1998 Ed moved the base of operations to Olympia to have better access to the Capitol campus. At that time he was joined by long-time hemp activist, writer and entrepreneur, Dave Olson to conduct a campaign of grassroots education aimed at joining government, agriculture and business in the common goal of promoting the economy while protecting the environment. More history and bios …