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A Company Is Sending Cannabis and Coffee to Space to See if They Mutate

By Troy Farah IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES/ NASA Astronauts have taken medication to space since the early days of off-planet exploration—but next spring, a Colorado company plans to be the first to send plant cultures of coffee and hemp, a variety of marijuana, to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission will test if zero gravity will mutate or genetically […]

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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 following in the footsteps of legendary American clothing company Levi Strauss who released a new […]

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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 it takes from the soil.   Full Article: https://theecologist.org/2019/oct/10/cannabis-remedy-soil?fbclid=IwAR3JK6zAMrrKuVoqCxE5EiVDvv4r2_GSifelrpqiMzVz30JJyHkXstV1B0Q

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Hemp Guitars Offer Unique Durability, Environmental Benefits

Stephanie Speiche   Jay Burstein discusses his BugOut Guitars instruments, which combine hemp and plant-based resins to create unique and supremely rugged guitars. (Herald / Tim Calabro)   Full Article: https://www.lancasterfarming.com/farming/industrial_hemp/hemp-guitars-offer-unique-durability-environmental-benefits/article_0935d4e6-de3c-11e9-b4d7-f7f3dff8f4bb.html      

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The War on Drugs: Mexico Will Legalize Cannabis Before the United States

TERPENESANDTESTING   As first reported by Marijuana Moment, Senator Julio Menchaca Salazar filed legislation on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, that would officially legalize cannabis in Mexico.   Full Article: https://theweedblog.com/policies/the-war-on-drugs-mexico-will-legalize-before-united-states

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Hemp tofu is the new high-protein, nutritious option taking the vegan world by storm

Totally Vegan Buzz Team   For some people, traditional tofu is off the menu due to allergies or simple taste preferences. But hang-on, have you tried the alternative version called Hemp tofu?     Full Article: https://www.totallyveganbuzz.com/food/hemp-tofu-is-the-new-high-protein-nutritious-option-taking-the-vegan-world-by-storm/?fbclid=IwAR21HLFFElfW_tcx-gcg9HgRUKG-0wmdIIILPbgEu5I_wsaAff3BusX43Jo

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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 production of crops like cotton. Hemp has returned to relevance, due to its […]

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Perhaps Jack Herer Was Right, The Future of Mankind May Be Hemp

Andre Bourque Predictions that predate where the American cannabis industry is today, a book into which they were scribed, and the man who wrote it. VICTORIA POSH | @POSH_PICS   Nicknamed the Hemperor, activist Jack Herer (1939 – 2010) left his mark on American subculture by resurfacing age-old cultures, studies, and assertions that cannabis for food, fiber, fuel, […]

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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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The Church Of England’s $10.5 Billion Fund Will Now Invest In Cannabis

Javier Hasse Cannabis In UK  JAVIER HASSE   “According to the Financial Times, Edward Mason, head of responsible investment for the Church Commissioners fund, said the organization makes a clear distinction between medical cannabis and adult-use cannabis, supporting only “proper medicinal purposes” at the time.”   Full Article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2019/06/13/the-church-of-englands-10-5b-fund-will-now-invest-cannabis/#6d492dc917fd

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