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By Jeannie Herer

Building with Hempcrete: Build Environmentally

Building with Hempcrete: Build Environmentally

  Seeing the environmental crises rising particularly because of the construction sector, more conscious choices regarding building materials need to be considered. Since the beginning of our craft, architects and constructors have been trying to utilize natural...

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Hemp Used for DIY Tiny Home

Hemp Used for DIY Tiny Home

By Tim Nelson The Traveler is a DIY prefab cabin kit that focuses on ushering hemp-based construction into the mainstream.All images are courtesy of Coexist Build   Since last March, changes to how we live and work have forced many of us to squeeze an increasing...

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Profile: Jack Herer, ‘The Hemperor’

Profile: Jack Herer, ‘The Hemperor’

by Cara Wietstock   While browsing dispensary shelves, it’s not uncommon to come across the name Jack Herer. The clear-headed, focused, pine-scented cannabis strain is named after the beloved activist, writer, and father — “The Hemperor” himself.   Full...

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Benefits of Hemp Clothing

Benefits of Hemp Clothing

Kimberly Dunn   Thanks to fashion designers like Korto Momolu, hemp clothing is having a long-overdue revival. The project runway star showcased her latest line at New York Fashion Week in September this year with hemp clothing taking centre stage. Korto is...

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Cannabis: a remedy for the soil?

Cannabis: a remedy for the soil?

Julian Vigo   Unlike cotton and many other plants used in textile, hemp needs less water and requires no pesticides, allows for soil remediation (phytoremediation) - whereby hemp can absorb pollutants from the earth - and it returns 60-70 percent of the nutrients...

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A Renaissance of the Hempen Home

A Renaissance of the Hempen Home

 P. Gotti   Hemp makers have a long legacy of crafting decorative and functional home adornments. Hemp’s fibrous dexterity resisted mechanization during the agricultural revolution of the 1800s, and so hemp fell out of favor as national focus shifted to the mass...

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Animals and Cannabis

Animals and Cannabis

The American Journal of Pharmacy - 1908 - This is from page 19. Link to book: https://archive.org/stream/americanjournal801908phil#page/n5/mode/2up

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Ancient Pots have Unusually High Levels of THC

Ancient Pots have Unusually High Levels of THC

MATTHEW TAUB   "Marijuana can linger in the human system for a few months at most, but cannabis residue will stick to other surfaces for millennia. High up in the Pamir Mountains, in what is now western China, archaeologists were excavating the tombs of Jirzankal...

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Hemp Plastics

Hemp Plastics

Jeffrey Rindskopf “Hemp plastics are also non-toxic, pesticide-free, recyclable and biodegradable within six months, not to mention both lighter and 3.5 times stronger than common polypropylene.”   Full Article:...

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Growing hemp and mushroom surfboards

Growing hemp and mushroom surfboards

DTU – Technical University of Denmark   Surfers care deeply about the health of the oceans – yet paradoxically – traditional surfboards comprise hazardous chemicals and non-biodegradable materials. Three design and innovation students from DTU are using their...

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Oklahoma Voters Legalize Cannabis For Medical Use

Oklahoma Voters Legalize Cannabis For Medical Use

Tom Angell Photo by Chris Wallis // Side Pocket Images   Voters in Oklahoma approved a ballot measure making the state the 30th in the nation to allow broad access to medical marijuana. The proposal, which passed by a 57% to 43% margin on Tuesday, will allow...

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Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth?

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth?

By Andrew Leonard   In 2017, Gavin Stonehouse, a graduate student in plant biology at Colorado State University, started cultivating hemp plants in a special soil mixture dosed with varying levels of selenium. A mineral that occurs naturally in most of the...

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3D Print With Improved Hemp Filament

3D Print With Improved Hemp Filament

by Hanna Watkin   Save the planet and print using hemp: 3Dfuel is now offering a new, improved Entwined hemp filament with some “pretty big” changes from their v1 first release of the material. Although we believe 3D printing could save our environment by...

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Non-alcoholic, THC-infused beer

Non-alcoholic, THC-infused beer

by Cat Wolinski Photo Credit: Ceria Beverages (ceriabeverages.com)   After announcing his retirement from MolsonCoors earlier this year, Blue Moon Brewing company founder and creator, Keith Villa has announced his next venture: THC-infused beer. The new company,...

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Be.e bio-based e-scooter finally ready to roll

Be.e bio-based e-scooter finally ready to roll

Paul Ridden Van.Eko is now taking pre-orders for its colorful Be.e electric scooter(Credit: Van.Eko)   Amsterdam-based startup Van.Eko has been developing its funky electric scooter for what seems like an age, last registering on our radar in 2014. Now the Be.e...

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