Category Archives: HEMP

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 […]

MORE Act Passes House, What Happens Now?

CANNABIS CULTURE –  The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act passed in the US House of Representatives, but has a long way to go before everyone is free to light up. The resolution needs to pass in the Senate, and states will still be free to regulate marijuana as they see fit.   Representative […]

America Must Protect Its Craft Hemp And Cannabis Growers. Here’s Why.

As legalization sweeps the nation, craft, small-batch growers in both the cannabis and hemp industries are at risk. The price to play is steep. It costs an estimated $5 million to $10 million for a craft grower to enter the market, the Illinois Craft Cannabis Association founder Paul Magelli says. Which is why his association […]

What To Do With Your Cannabis Stalks, Stems And Leaves

You lovingly raised your cannabis crop from seed to flower; you harvested those beautifully frosted buds, trimmed, washed, and dried them; and now, you can enjoy the fruits of your labor with a truly excellent toke. But what do you do with the rest of the plant once you have what you wanted? Are the […]

Can Farming Hemp Help Fight Climate Change?

A small farm in upstate New York is working to revolutionize the organic farming industry, starting with supporting their local ecosystem while growing, among a variety of grains, hemp — the plant behind the multi-million dollar CBD industry. Hemp, a species of cannabis that does not create a marijuana-like high, has an ancient history with […]