The Whole Hemp House

The Whole Hemp House

by Warren McLaren, Bundanoon, Australia All Photos: The Hemp Builder The house you don’t need to render, plaster, paint or insulate. The house with the building material that you can grow on one hectare (2.5 acres) of land. The same building material you can...

Ease the pain, Mary Jane

Stick to the pipe, medical marijuana users: that’s the message from Canadian researchers who found that smoking even relatively low doses of cannabis can help reduce chronic pain, ease sleep and reduce anxiety. The findings were published Monday in the Canadian...

Marijuana effective in reducing pain, study shows

Caroline Alphonso A team of Montreal researchers has lent scientific credibility to the view that smoking marijuana can ease chronic neuropathic pain and help patients sleep better. People suffering from neuropathic pain often turn to opioids, antidepressants and...

Norfolk engineer builds speedy hemp harvester

MICHAEL POLLITT, AGRICULTURAL EDITOR West Norfolk engineer Stephen Eyles has developed a high-capacity multi-bladed hemp harvester capable of cutting at high speeds. His machine has three blades, which cut the crop into three lengths, which makes it easier to handle...

Ponzi Scheme Strikes Drug Enforcement Agents

Michele Leonhart’s nomination to head the Drug Enforcement Administration has been complicated by a ponzi scheme that has ensnared DEA agents and officials. Leonhart’s nomination is vigorously opposed by drug policy reform groups, which charge that she is...