Industrialization of Hemp in America

Recently a California Senate committee passed the Industrial Hemp Farming Act.  This bill reclassifies hemp in America to be separate from marijuana and allowing farmers to legally grow the crop.  If passed by the full California Senate, the law would make the State the 9th State to reclassify this crop.

Do you Wear Flame Retardant Clothing?

imagesPlease think twice before purchasing flame retardant clothing.  Fire retardant chemical (brominated Tris) has been added to children’s clothing fabrics since 1971 when the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ruled that children’s sleepwear must be self-extinguishing when exposed to heat or flames.  Brominated Tris has since been tested and discovered to be a human carcinogen (cancer causing).  It was found that children were absorbing these chemicals through their skin.