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Hemp sweet home

Hemp sweet home

Belinda-Jane Davis Hemp builder Shane Hannan, in front of the first house at Shepherds Ground that he has finished with the hempcrete. Picture: Marina Neil It wasn’t all that long ago that if you mentioned your joint was made of hemp, you’d have the police scrambling....

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Inside L.A.’s First-Ever Cannabis Wedding Expo

Inside L.A.’s First-Ever Cannabis Wedding Expo

Steffi Victorioso A MODEL POSES WITH A WEDDING ARCH BY FLOWERS ON FLOWERS. YUP. THAT'S WEED. STEFFI VICTORIOSO On Saturday at a Studio City event center, wedding vendor Doreen Sullivan cheerfully greeted brides-to-be as they stopped by her booth to peruse the chic,...

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High hopes for hemp harvesters

High hopes for hemp harvesters

Michelle Slater Gippsland industrial hemp manufacturer Darren Christie with one of hos processing machines. photograph: michelle slater.   Gippsland farmers are being encouraged to jump on board a burgeoning local industrial hemp co-operative to be launched in...

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Hemp houses pave way for future living

Hemp houses pave way for future living

Saskia Adysti | Albany Advertiser DecoHousing community liaison manager Pam Rumble and her partner and DecoHousing project manager Paul Llewellyn holding a hempcrete block.Picture: Laurie Benson   Denmark will soon have the first ecovillage in regional Australia...

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7 Ways to Launch Your Own Anti-Plastics Movement

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...

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Lego-Inspired Fireproof Hemp House

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,”...

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Medical Schools Need Better Cannabis Education

Medical Schools Need Better Cannabis Education

By  Julia Granowicz Getty A new study published in the online journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence found that “medical education needs to catch up to marijuana legislation.” While medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and Washington D.C. for various ailments, it...

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Arkansas Medical Cannabis Program Turnaround

Arkansas Medical Cannabis Program Turnaround

By  Gillian Jalimnson   Just over a month ago, Arkansas’ medical cannabis program looked to be in serious trouble – how things have changed over the last couple of weeks. In August, we reported at that point in time there were no applications lodged for growing...

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How One Woman Transitioned from Oxy to Oil

How One Woman Transitioned from Oxy to Oil

By Sharon Letts   In 1997, 28-year-old Oregon resident and stay-at-home mom Amy Mellen was pregnant with her second child when her physician prescribed Percocet for severe migraines that began when she was in college. “My migraines were debilitating,” Mellen...

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Take a look inside Canberra’s first hemp house

Take a look inside Canberra’s first hemp house

RACHEL PACKHAMTWITTER Construction of Canberra's first hemp house. From left, homeowner Rowan Woodburn, Prostyle Building director David Fogg, and Plan It Green designer Angela Knock. Photo: Jamila Toderas It’s fire resistant, termite proof, completely natural and...

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A pot club seniors can love

A pot club seniors can love

JACKIE FLYNN  Mary Ann Blackwell (center) smokes marijuana out of a vaporizer during the East Bay Senior Social Club at the Magnolia Dispensary on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. SOURCE: Santiago Mejia   Although seniors are the fastest growing...

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This THC Powder Turns Any Dish Into an Edible

This THC Powder Turns Any Dish Into an Edible

by HEDY PHILLIPS   If you're someone who wants a dish that will give you a good high without having to make the classic brownies or deal with marijuana directly, there's a new option for you. Stillwater Ripple is a dissolvable THC that's completely colorless and...

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Mr. Hemp and the Amazing Dream Crop

Mr. Hemp and the Amazing Dream Crop

By Rob Hill Michael Bowman on the state of farmers, the uncertainty in Washington D.C., and why hemp is good for the environment and economy. On a sweltering July night, Michael Bowman entered the Washington, D.C., watering hole The Dubliner to meet a member of Law...

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Cannabis & Senile Dementia

Cannabis & Senile Dementia

By Jacqueline Paumier   As a number of clinical studies are conducted to better understand the medicinal benefits of cannabis on various conditions, an increasing amount of evidence is coming forward to show the plant's promising benefits on neurological...

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Girl, 11, suing to legalize medical cannabis

Girl, 11, suing to legalize medical cannabis

Jason Whitely, WFAA   An 11-year-old North Texas girl who had to flee to Colorado is now suing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Drug Enforcement Administration to legalize medical cannabis. "I just want kids like me to...

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Willie Nelson on America

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....

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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...

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

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...

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Jay Leno drives a car made out of cannabis

Jay Leno drives a car made out of cannabis

Jonathan Blumberg   On Wednesday's episode of "Jay Leno's Garage," retired Dell executive Bruce Dietzen sells the host on his unconventional 2017 Renew, a car that was designed with the environment in mind. It was "carbon neutral" to produce and made from woven...

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