Crop insurance coverage grows, adds hemp

BY LEADER-POST, THE LEADER-POST   REGINA — Saskatchewan is increasing crop insurance coverage to its second-highest level ever, with hemp added to its list of insurable crops. On average, coverage levels are increasing to $183 per acre, up from $162 per acre in...
Kosher Pot May Be Coming Soon

Kosher Pot May Be Coming Soon

Clover Hope   Useful news: The Orthodox Union is working on putting a kosher stamp on medicinal pot. Time reports via The Jewish Daily Forward that the organization is currently in talks with “parties interested in offering kosher medical marijuana...
Cannabis 114 times less deadly than alcohol

Cannabis 114 times less deadly than alcohol

By Mark Frauenfelder   Research published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that alcohol is the deadliest recreational drug, followed by heroin, cocaine, and tobacco. Cannabis, at the bottom of the list, is 114 times less deadly than alcohol.   Full...
Flying high in the world’s first hemp aircraft

Flying high in the world’s first hemp aircraft

By: Megan Snedden   Can you imagine gaining altitude in a plane made of Mary Jane? One day, Canadian cannabis fanatic Derek Kesek let his mind wander, contemplating the infinite possibilities of hemp-based innovation. That’s when it occurred to him: while people...