Hemp Activist, Anndrea Hermann

August 18, 2015
Hosted by Chris Tinney

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Anndrea Hermann is a "Super Activist". She first appeared on Up Close earlier this year. That show, "Hemp Activists and Entrepreneurs" remains one of our highest rated shows to date. 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. Tonight we speak with Hemp Activists Anndrea and get updates on current legislation, including two stand alone industrial hemp bills have been introduced in the 113th Congress so far. H.R. 525, the “Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013,” was introduced in the U.S. House on February 6, 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 it.

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Chris Tinney

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Chris Tinney is a Harley-riding, wine-drinking, tie-loathing Vegan and host of Up Close with Chris Tinney.

“Up Close with Chris Tinney” is unique in that it exists to educate people about the environmental and social and challenges we face today and provide easy actions steps we can take today to walk more softly on our small planet.

We explore serious topics with serious people but make sure we always offer action steps you can take to be part of making a difference. Whether emailing your congressman or sharing a picture on social media you will always end each and every show knowing something you can do that matters.

Social responsibility had not yet been coined as a phrase when Chris Tinney started a brokerage firm and became one of the first stock brokers to specialize in socially responsible investing. It was then he first saw the power behind the simple choices business, community leaders and consumers make every day.

His later experience in Fortune 100 management, as a Radio Station News director and Founder of Spread Peace USA give him a unique perspective that he brings to the show every week.

He now serves on the board of Hotei Media Ltd, an ad agency serving nonprofits and as host of Up Close with Chris Tinney on the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network and continues to ask everyone he meets, “Who can you help today?”

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