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By Ryan Whitwam Most 3D printers use plastic, which usually isn’t the most environmentally friendly material available. Most forms of plastic are made from hydrocarbons like oil, and they don’t break down when you’re done with them. A North Dakota startup called 3DomFuel is looking to make 3D printing filament from other materials like […]Read more.
by Benjamin M. Adams A new study, released by Vegetation History and Archaeobotany on June 27, 2016, indicates that archaeologists have found traces of cannabis fibers, pollen and achenes (dried seeds or fruit) in Paleolithic Europe and East Asia. The new data indicates the presence of domestic cannabis 5,000 years ago and shatters what […]Read more.
by Jeff Siegel In Los Angeles County, a “cannabis tax” that was designed to provide homeless services, may soon be scrapped. The Los Angeles Times reported that the Board of Supervisors pulled the tax due to fears that this could keep voters from passing the legalization measure in November. I’m not sure why that […]Read more.
Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan has done extensive research on the potential medical benefits of cannabis and said it’s incumbent upon the NFL to study it. “I just take the NFL for their word: If they say that long-term health and player safety are top priorities of the […]Read more.
By Kate Flexter Kathy Jordan is more than 30 years into a tough battle with the neurodegenerative disease, ALS. “Life was going good, and all of the sudden she just started having problems in her hands,” said Kathy’s husband and primary caretaker Bob. Those problems with her hands quickly turned to loss of speech […]Read more.
BY ROB LOW A Denver woman has been acquitted of driving stoned, even though she tested nearly four times above the state’s legal limit for marijuana. Melanie Brinegar’s blood came back at 19 nanograms, the state’s legal limit is 5 nanograms. “5 nanograms is not logical, it`s not fair to medical patients,” said Brinegar. […]Read more.
Jere Downs, @JereDowns (Photo: Alton Strupp/The Courier-Journal) Local hemp might help local beef bounce back into the Kentucky State Fair after decades of commodity burgers and rib eye sandwiches dished up on the fairway. Henry County cattle farmer David Neville’s “Kentucky Hemp Dog” represents his crusade for a truly local beef product that might be served in Kentucky […]Read more.
Alex Thomas Farmers and freedom lovers in the Keystone State have reason to celebrate: Pennsylvania legalized industrial hemp Wednesday. The new law gives individuals the right to farm and sell the plant, but with some strings attached: Interested parties have to register through an agricultural pilot program and are subject to regulations proffered by […]Read more.
Adedayo Showemimo Cannabis tea If you’ve never heard the word ‘Skoochies‘ and you claim to be ‘street’, then your street credentials needs to be re-evaluated and this story is NOT for you! In simple terms, ‘Skoochies’ is a ‘street cocktail’ made from cannabis/weed leaves. The leaves are boiled, the shaft is sieved and the water […]Read more.
Hemp and Change – Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?
By Sara Manisera Farmers in the Puglia region are growing hemp to help decontaminate the area surrounding Italy’s largest power plant. The road into Taranto is dotted with 100-year-old olive trees and low stone houses. The town, in the region of Puglia, is in the heel of the boot-shaped Italian peninsula. “The city between […]Read more.
Hemp Can Save the Planet
- Micah Nelson, Son of Willie Nelson, Named to Board of Directors for National Hemp Association
- Inside NFL’s Backwards Marijuana Policy
- PHOTOS: We Got Lost In A Hemp Maze Outside Of Nashville
- Slovenia – Doctors and the left urge embracing of medical cannabis
- Canadian producers working to meet growing overseas demand for ‘superfood’ hemp seeds
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