Willie Nelson on America

Dalton Bennett / The Washington Post At 84 years old, Willie Nelson still has a strong voice as one of America’s leading songwriters. He sat down in his tour bus with The Washington Post’s Libby Casey to talk politics, pot, and what Americans can do to come together. He even sang The Washington Post’s new motto. […]

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The Hemperor and his Hempress

Andrew Simmons – Fox & Nug Magazine – Summer 2017 A rare interview with Jeannie Herer, plus, taste the hottest concentrates of the season in this issue with special exposes on Ambrosia Extracts, Half Full Glass and a blind taste test of the market’s hottest infused beverages.  

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Modular tiny homes made of hemp could solve workforce housing

BY MEGAN BARBER   Where Kondo really sets itself apart is its choice of building materials: a hemp biocomposite shell. According to the Stay Kondo website, hemp is a lightweight, strong material that can be sustainably grown in the United States without herbicides. It also grows to maturity in four months, compared with lumber which can take […]

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Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech

Don Basile   Marijuana is an ancient plant with borderline mystical properties — just ask the 266 million people who smoke it every year. Hemp, the industrial strain of Cannabis sativa, has been used for many purposes — food, fuel and textiles among them — for tens of thousands of years. Unlike its sister strain, hemp can’t get […]

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CFCC student uses sustainable ‘hempcrete’ for doghouse

  For her capstone project in her Sustainability Technologies class, Cape Fear Community College student Leigh Humphries was inspired by nature. Humphries chose an environmentally responsible building material to construct a doghouse — hemp. The recent graduate sought hempcrete to “promote sustainable building techniques and materials through outreach and public awareness.” Hempcrete is created by […]

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