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Hemp Inc's Hemp Nation MagazineHemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) announced today the release of its quarterly industry publication, The Hemp Nation Magazine (HNM). The 7th game changing edition, “2016 The Year Ahead – What to Expect from Hemp,” is expected to grab the attention of hemp industry advocates and supporters, as this issue focuses on hemp education and legalization, new medicinal choices with hemp CBDs, the American farmer, how hemp is an economic stimulus, and Hemp, Inc.’s decortication facility. The online, digital news source is designed to inform, educate, raise awareness and connect the public to the industrial hemp industry by reporting on such areas as Politics, Industrial Growth, Banking, Distribution, Medical, Lifestyles and Legalization.

According to The Hemp Nation Magazine’s editor, Darlene Mea, the media staff continues to define the overall editorial direction for the magazine by maintaining the tonal and aesthetic consistency of the Hemp, Inc. brand across all platforms. “This new year will bring many exciting possibilities for our industry. Our mission and goal is, and has always been, to have The Hemp Nation Magazine be the first go-to resource for industrial hemp advocates and supporters seeking credible, current, engaging curated content,” says Mea.

According to the magazine’s publisher, Robert Herman, The Hemp Nation Magazine has garnered over a thousand subscribers and also many advertisers who have been featured in the magazine. Herman and Mea continue to increase the magazine’s original content with added industry-related articles.

Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc., said, “I am very pleased with the direction in which The Hemp Nation Magazine is going. We believe our industry publication is editorially savvy, digitally appealing, extremely informative and politically engaging.” Perlowin continued, “This new year edition envelops the maverick spirit that prompted us to start, and continue, this publishing venture.”

The featured stories in the current issue are: “Is Hemp the Silver Bullet for Fighting Climate Change and Creating Green Jobs?” by Nikolas Kozloff; “Rebirthing Hemp in the U.S.” by Zev Paiss; and, “Hemp, Inc. to Legally Manufacture Industrial Hemp in North Carolina,” by Devi Barnard.

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According to “Rebirthing Hemp in the U.S.” by Zev Paiss, the National Hemp Association (NHA) is embarking upon a national federal campaign to help make hemp legal across the country. “Taking hold of this growing momentum with Congressional awareness of industrial hemp at historic high levels, now is the time to act. Likewise, hemp businesses are taking off with new companies creating innovative uses of hemp in functional foods and drinks, CBD-infused health and beauty products, hemp-based bio-plastics, hemp construction materials for homes and buildings, and hemp American flags.”

Those interested in contributing editorial content on the various aspects of the industrial hemp industry or in advertising with The Hemp Nation Magazine should contact info@hempnationmagazine.com.

Hemp Industry Updates:

It is now legal (as of Jan. 1, 2016) to cultivate hemp under current federal guidelines. Senate Bill 305, which won unanimous approval in both chambers of legislature back in May of 2015, was signed into law by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval giving colleges, universities, and the state Department of Agriculture the right to grow industrial hemp for research purposes under an agricultural pilot program when registered and certified by the NV Department of Agriculture.

Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), said, “The legalization across America is happening right before our eyes. As more people become educated on the myriad benefits of industrial hemp, including how it can help the economy, more states are in favor of hemp legalization. We are certain industrial hemp will be a huge part of our future in the Southeast part of the United States and, now, in our home state, Nevada. Industrial hemp is indeed an integral, critical component of the future that is needed to build and ensure a new clean, green sustainable environment and Hemp, Inc. is helping to create that future. We are especially thrilled that the state where we have our corporate headquarters has now legalized hemp cultivation. And in the case of North Carolina, we worked diligently on helping hemp legalization become a reality. All of this happened over the course of the last 90 days and Hemp, Inc. has a strong presence in both of these states. We look forward to participating more actively (in terms of growing) in the state of Nevada.”

Hemp, Inc.’s multipurpose hemp processing plant, the first and only commercial factory to be built in the United States in almost a century, will be able to vertically integrate growing, decortication, and milling. Hemp, Inc. executives say it will provide the infrastructure America needs to transition to a more clean, green American Agricultural and Industrial Hemp Revolution for the American farmers and hemp product manufacturers.

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Watch as Hemp, Inc., the #1 leader in the industrial hemp industry, engages its shareholders and the public through each step in bringing back the hemp decorticator as described in the “Freedom Leaf Magazine” article “The Return of the Hemp Decorticator” by Steve Bloom. Freedom Leaf Magazine, a leading cannabis industry magazine is published by the public company, Freedom Leaf Magazine, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF). “Hemp, Inc. Presents” is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by visiting www.hempincpresents.com. To subscribe to the “Hemp, Inc. Presents” YouTube channel, visit: http://www.hempincpresents.com.

Subscribers will automatically get an email from YouTube every time a new Hemp, Inc. video update is posted along with suggestions of other similar videos. Stay up-to-date with the progress of Hemp, Inc.’s multipurpose industrial hemp processing plant while being educated on the industrial hemp industry. Our video update views are collectively reaching over a thousand views per week. Stay informed by subscribing to Hemp, Inc.’s video updates. Hemp, Inc. is positioning itself to be the avant-garde of the industrial hemp industry and processing industrial hemp.

UPDATE ON HEMP, INC.’S DECORTICATION LINE

Hemp, Inc. continues to update its shareholders every step of the way. According to its most recent video update (published December 22, 2015), the multipurpose industrial hemp processing plant in North Carolina, nestled on 9 acres, is nearing completion. The frame for the industrial hemp testing lab has been built. The transformer is complete. The disconnect switch is in place. Electricians continue to finalize miles of electrical work.

Outside the facility, the kenaf field will soon be cut and later brought inside for baling. According to David Schmitt, IHM’s COO, the first frost kills the kenaf, then it sits in the field to defoliate. When the moisture content drops below 12%, it’s ready to be baled. The Hemp, Inc. portable decortication machine is also being re-designed for optimal efficiency. Not only is it expected to produce millions of dollars in revenue a year from processing kenaf and, later, hemp, it’s aligned with Hemp, Inc.’s commitment to the American farmers and to spearheading a new clean, green American Agricultural and Industrial Revolution.

While Hemp, Inc. will continue to market its hemp-based cosmeceutical and nutraceutical product lines, the legalization of industrial hemp in North Carolina has been a game changer for the company. Hemp, Inc. expects its decortication line to be fully operational by the second quarter of 2016. It is the only commercial facility in America at this time that will be able to process raw hemp.

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HempNationMagazine.com (HNM) is published by Hemp, Inc. and focuses on informing, educating, raising awareness and connecting the public to the powerful world of HEMP. HNM reports on Politics, Industrial Growth, Banking, Distribution, Medical, Lifestyles and Legalization. HNM is your source for all things HEMP and news about this emerging multi-billion dollar industry. For more information on HNM, visit www.HempNationMagazine.com.

HEMP, INC.’S TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE

Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) seeks to benefit many constituencies from a “Cultural Creative” perspective, thereby not exploiting or endangering any group. CEO of Hemp, Inc., Bruce Perlowin, is positioning the company as a leader in the industrial hemp industry, with a social and environmental mission at its core. Thus, the publicly traded company believes in “up streaming” a portion of its profits back to its originator, in which some cases will one day be the American farmer — cultivating natural, sustainable products as an interwoven piece of nature. By Hemp, Inc. focusing on comprehensive investment results — that is, with respect to performance along the interrelated dimensions of people, planet, and profits — the triple bottom line approach can be an important tool to support its sustainability goal.

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