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Hemp Is Finally Legal. Let’s See if It Can Save the World

DAVID BIENENSTOCK https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/hemp-legalization-in-the-farm-bill-of-2018-history-politics

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Eco-friendly sound-absorbing panels made of hemp husks

  Russian design studio Aotta presents new sound-absorbing, lightweight organic material — the new panels are made of hemp husks, which are usually disposed of like a useless waste. formed by peeling whole seeds, the husks are a biodegradable and cheap resource.   Full Article:  https://www.designboom.com/design/aotta-sound-absorbing-hemp-husks-panels-10-01-2018/

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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 bachelor’s project to address this problem. “We’re trying to make the world’s first one hundred per cent biodegradable surfboard. […]

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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 doctors to recommend cannabis for any medical condition […]

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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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