Community effort builds hempcrete ‘Miracle’ house

Photo: Friends, neighbours and strangers put hempcrete on the walls of the house being built for the Read family at Canowindra. (Supplied: David Bullock)   Bucket by bucket, a hempcrete house is being constructed by volunteer labour in a small New South Wales town to provide an accessible and clean-air environment for triplets with muscular […]

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Cannabis use among Americans 55 and older, as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs, is rising – and the stigma is shrinking

Kerry Stiles taking cannabis. CBS NEWS   Can it really be true that so many older people nowadays will “Just Say Yes”? Yes to using marijuana, that is? Our Cover Story is reported by Barry Petersen: Sue Taylor works hard to stay fit, and stay healthy. This 68-year-old is a regular at the gym, eats […]

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Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

  Researchers report low doses of THC can help restore memory and reverse some of the effects of brain aging in mice. The findings could open new avenues for treating dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.   Full Article:  http://neurosciencenews.com/aging-reversal-cannabis-6608/

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In search of a healthier puff

WICHIT CHANTANUSORNSIRI   Thailand Tobacco Monopoly is making an unprecedented move: it is considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products. The state enterprise is particularly interested in producing the byproduct hemp seed oil, as well as rolling papers, the materials used for hemp cigarettes. For hemp rolling papers, Thailand Tobacco is […]

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Future Farmers of America want to grow hemp

By PETER SCHARPE Minnesota Farm Guide The new 2017-2018 Minnesota State FFA officer team. Top row (L-R) Maddie Weninger-State Sentinel, Eleora DeMuth-State Reporter, Kylee Kohls-State Secretary. Front row (L-R) Katie Benson-State President, Emily Pliscott-State Vice President, Spencer Flood-State Treasurer.   The 2017 State FFA convention came to a close on Tuesday April 26, following the […]

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