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Colorado girl, suing feds over medical cannabis, encouraged by recent FDA approval

BY MICHAEL KONOPASEK   For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a drugderived from cannabis. The move is being celebrated by those who depend on marijuana to relieve pain and even stay alive. One of those individuals is Alexis Bortell, 12, of Larkspur. Alexis has epilepsy and requires a cannabis medication to prevent […]

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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 western United States, selenium is also a nasty environmental pollutant when produced in excess […]

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High-tech hemp homes: Australia’s 3D-printed green building revolution

Isabelle Lane A Dutch town will host the world’s first liveable 3D-homes, with residents set to move in next year. Photo: Project Milestone   From 3D-printed buildings to hemp-panelled homes, a hi-tech green building revolution is under way across the globe. An Australian company has revealed plans to roll out 3D-printed hemp homes, thanks to pioneering technology that could transform residential and commercial building. […]

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De La Salle High School and AstroTurf are Making History in California (with hemp)

SOURCE Astro Turf LLC   AstroTurf has teamed up with tradition-rich De La Salle High School to install the first athletic field of its kind in the state of California. The 75,000 square foot field features Trionic, the new wonderfiber of the synthetic turf industry.   Advantages of this super-durable system include hemp which wicks […]

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Clean “Biocoal” From Hibiscus Cannabinus & Hemp Helps Reduce GHG Emissions

by Carolyn Fortuna Image courtesy Proud Green Building   A biorefinery in India will convert bamboo into biocoal, which will be one of the sources used to fuel a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant. Clean Electricity Generation and Stork, a Fluor Co., will build and maintain new biocoal production facilities in Estonia in late 2018. Biomass Secure Power, Inc. has entered into a […]

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Pennsylvania researchers trying to grow hemp in coal waste using mine water

JIM LOCKWOOD The (Scranton) Times-Tribune (AP) Ray Angeli gives a tour of the facility next to the greenhouse at the NEET center in Mayfield, Lackawanna County, where hemp will be grown for research. (Jake Danna Stevens / AP) Hemp is coming to Lackawanna County. The state recently awarded a hemp research permit to the nonprofit U.S. […]

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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 reducing waste and speeding up manufacturing processes, there is yet some way to go to […]

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Building your dream home could send you to the hemp dealer

Bob Woods Source: American Lime Technology Main entrance of the Maui hemp house. One of the oldest and most sustainable building materials of all time is staging a comeback: hemp. Now that several states have legalized the use of marijuana for some recreational and medicinal purposes, a big untapped market is emerging for cannabis to […]

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Back When We Thought Hemp Would Be a Billion-Dollar Crop

By Eric Limer   After decades of criminalization and a blatantly racist War on Drugs that has succeeded primarily in putting millions of people in jail, the tide is turning on marijuana. Today, on 4/20, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came out in support of ending the federal prohibition on marijuana, one of many recent moves by politicians […]

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Jack Herer: Not Just A Marijuana Strain, But A Marijuana Legend

by Steve Davis   In the decades-long battle against cannabis prohibition, when growing and possessing cannabis was illegal everywhere in the United States, a handful of brave soldiers stood out as leaders in the battle — and all of them were persecuted because of it. Dennis Peron, long considered the father of medical marijuana, was shot […]

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