Republican Candidate Wants To Make Nebraska The Hemp Capital Of America

By James McClure   Nebraska could become the hemp capital of America if Republican candidate Krystal Gabel becomes the next governor of the Cornhusker State. Gabel — a resident of Omaha — has pledged to usher in major marijuana reforms in the midwest state if she wins the 2018 gubernatorial election. Her campaign promises include decriminalizing marijuana, pardoning non-violent […]

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7 Ways to Launch Your Own Anti-Plastics Movement

By Bibi Farber   Hemp Exciting developments are on the horizon for one of the strongest fibers known to man. Plastic can now be derived from plant cellulose. At least 16 U.S. states have legalized industrial hemp production for commercial purposes and 20 states have passed laws allowing research and pilot programs. Hemp is an […]

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This nifty little machine makes cannabis butter as easily as a pot of coffee

Rob Hoffman   Weed edibles are fun to eat, but not so much to make. You have to be a virtual chemist to get the temperature right: hot enough to decarboxylate, but not hot enough to burn the bud. Then, half of the product gets stuck on the spoon. Until you perfect the technique, the […]

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Lego-Inspired Fireproof Hemp House

By Neetu Garcha   A unique home that generates more energy than it uses, is rising above the trees on a hillside property in Sooke, just outside of Victoria. “We tried to create the most sustainable, safest, most energy-efficient and least toxic home possible,” owner Arno Keinonen said. The walls are being built using Lego-like building […]

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Maverick Farmer Grows Hemp Today, Marijuana Tomorrow

By Chris Bennett  Farm Journal  Technology and Issues Editor Chris and Kelsey Adams, alongside daughters Audrey, left, and Olivia, grew 300 acres of hemp in 2017 and hope to begin marijuana production in 2018. © Adams Family Farm North Dakota – Chris Adams was shooting for 1,500 lb. of hemp seed per acre, but the final tally was significantly higher: “The […]

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