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Centuries old, hemp grows in popularity for home building

By Adam Popescu / New York Times News Service Nathaniel Brooks/The New York Times   One of the biggest untapped markets for the cannabis plant itself could be as a building tool The Romans have been using it since the days of Julius Caesar, but not to get high. Both Washington and Jefferson grew it. […]

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Healthy Homes With Hempcrete: How Hemp Promotes Healthier Houses

SALLY PERKINS   Growing interest in a lesser known building material could create healthy homes all over America. It’s called hempcrete. This combination of chopped hemp shiv and lime binder is durable, sustainable and carbon negative. Lime is an abundant quarried material and hemp is a renewable biomaterial — both safeguarding the sustainable future of hempcrete […]

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Pure Farming 2018’s New Trailer Shows That Fans Like It

By Richard Walker   Techland has released a new trailer for the upcoming Pure Farming 2018, ahead of its release next week. The video takes a look at some Polish fans of the genre playing the game and offering up some opinions on it. Apparently, they rather like it. In Pure Farming 2018, you can obviously […]

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Police and crime chief calls for cannabis to be sold over counter

PHOEBE SOUTHWORTH FOR MAILONLINE North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones thinks trying to prohibit drugs is a waste of police time   A police chief has called for cannabis to be sold in off-licenses and heroin and cocaine to be available on prescription, claiming the war on drugs has failed. North Wales Police […]

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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 is going up for pre-order, with deliveries to a limited number of buyers scheduled to take […]

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Dennis Kucinich, candidate for Ohio governor, says legalizing cannabis can help with opioid crisis

By Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com atobias@cleveland.com Dennis Kucinich chats with activists following a marijuana policy speech on Wednesday, March 7 at the Cleveland School of Cannabis. (Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com)   Democratic candidate for governor Dennis Kucinich wants to fully legalize marijuana, a move he said would have positive implications for criminal justice, agriculture and even the […]

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Oklahoma House Unanimously Approves Bi-Partisan Industrial Hemp Bill; Moves to Senate

 TG Branfalt   Oklahoma’s House has unanimously approved an industrial hemp pilot program bill which would allow the state’s farmers to obtain a license to grow the crop, KOKH reports. The measure is sponsored by Democratic Rep. Mickey Collens and Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols, a Republican. “The potential provided in this bill is limitless. In the long term, industrial hemp could […]

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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. But things are clearly changing. The house could be […]

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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, one-of-a-kind vintage vases she sells under the moniker My Bud Vase. With the right […]

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Former Head of Overstock.com Fights For Cannabis: “I Know My Body Better Than the Federal Government”

by NICOLE YI When Stormy Simon began as a temp at Overstock.com in 2001, she probably didn’t think she’d rise to become president of the ecommerce company — let alone step down from that position to advocate for cannabis 15 years later. At the time, she was a single mother coming off of welfare who needed […]

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