Category Archives: HEMP

CBD, Cannabis And Hemp: What Is The Difference Among These Products?

Massachusetts is one of 15 states to legalize cannabis for recreational use. While 67% of U.S. adults support marijuana legalization, public knowledge about cannabis is low. A third of Americans think hemp and marijuana are the same thing, according to the National Institutes of Health, and many people still search Google to find out whether […]

Brooklyn Family Firm Makes World’s First HempWood Headphones

CANNABIS CULTURE – And they aren’t the only ones unlocking the miracles and mysteries of industrial hemp. “It’s the music that makes me happy. The songs. The source,” said John Grado, creator of the world’s first hemp wood headphones. “I like to work. I like what I do.” John, the owner of Brooklyn-based Grado Labs […]

Largest Human Trial To Date Will Review Safety Of Full Spectrum Hemp Products

As is the case in the United States, Europe lacks sufficiently reliable scientific data to support the safety of products infused with full spectrum hemp extract. In January 2019, the European Union (EU) reclassified extracts of cannabis sativa L. and derived products containing cannabinoids, including CBD, as “Novel Food” under the EU Novel Food Catalogue. […]

Humboldt County Grows On | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Despite dubious hemp ban. California’s cannabis mecca, Humboldt County, banned hemp farming last month, but local cannabis and hemp growers know this issue is far from over.  “What’s the rationale here? If people are growing feminized hemp flower, there should be no problem,” says Chris Boucher, CEO of Farmtiva, a hemp seed […]

Why a Hemp Expert Uses Cannabis to Treat Her Crohn’s Disease

“Cannabis is medicine.” In 2012, Mary Pryor, who would eventually become the CMO of Tonic CBD and co-founder of Cannaclusive, an inclusive-based cannabis marketing company for brands, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. As she was trying to handle the anxiety and pain of her own, she was also in the midst of supporting her mother, […]

Becoming ‘Plastic Negative’: How Cannabis And Hemp Can Lead The Way In Regenerative Farming

As the climate crisis looms large, the cannabis and hemp industries have begun to take a look at their collective plastic footprint. The “plastic problem” for cannabis has many factors at play. The majority of legal marketplaces require extra packaging in order to meet child-proof standards. Other issues include compliance, as each individual package is […]

The Ancient Origins Of Cannabis, According To Science

Trying to tell the story of ancient cannabis is like trying to guess the picture on a puzzle with the majority of the pieces missing. Most of what we know about the historic uses of cannabis come from sparse archaeological evidence and oft doggy translations of texts that are thousands of years old. We can […]

Alabama Man Launches Career As Medical Hemp Farmer After Mother’s Cancer Battle

As a child, Prattville native Jeffrey Lee remembers playing in cotton fields. These days, his own son and daughter run in a much different crop. “I’ve sat out there and watched my kids playing in all this hemp growing 10 or 11 foot high,” Lee said. Life as a full-time medicinal hemp farmer in Autauga […]

Cannabis to Overtake Tobacco as Zimbabwe’s Cash Crop

CANNABIS CULTURE – Zimbabwe officials say medical and industrial cannabis is  set to overtake tobacco as a major source of export cash by the end of 2021. At present, Zimbabwe is one of the world’s leading producers of Virginia-leaf tobacco. “This is a historic change for Zimbabwe,” says Anold Soko, an independent agronomist in Harare, […]

The Benefits Of Adding Hemp Seeds To Your Daily Diet

Do you know that incorporating hemp seed into your diet comes with loads of health benefits? This superfood is loaded with a high concentration of beneficial minerals and vitamins. If you are looking to add hemp seeds to your diet, you should know how to use them and why they’re beneficial. – Read the entire […]