Hemp History

Bluebird’s Conversations About Cannabis: How Did It Become Illegal?

From 2012 to 2018, 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical consumption, with D.C. and 10 of those states also allowing for recreational use. Hemp was also made legal at the federal level in 2018 with the passage of the U.S. Farm Bill. This rapid shift in policy has many […]


Hemp Paper vs. Tree Paper

In honor of Hemp History Week, Bluebird Botanicals wanted to take a moment to emphasize one of the many ways that hemp is poised to help environmental efforts as hemp prohibition — and its accompanying stigma — crumbles around the globe: hemp paper. In the age of rapid climate change, people are finally starting to […]


The Global History of Hemp as Told by Bluebird Botanicals

Hemp History Week is the largest educational campaign about hemp in the U.S., supported by grassroots organizers, industry leaders, farmers, and advocates from all walks of life. The 10th annual campaign is taking place this week from June 3 through June 9, and Bluebird is ready to celebrate the wonder that is the hemp plant! […]


Everything You Need to Know About Hemp Legalization and the 2018 Farm Bill

*UPDATE – As of December 20, 2018, Congress has officially passed the 2018 Farm Bill, making hemp completely and permanently federally legal for the first time in over 40 years! Read our summary of the final bill and what it means for hemp companies.  It’s no secret that the hemp industry has experienced a massive […]