Bringing the application deadline for industrial hemp licenses forward by just a few weeks could encourage more farmers to grow this so-called ‘super crop’ in Scotland, say industry experts.
Industrial hemp could be used to expand the economy of rural Oklahoma and as a core ingredient in products such as biofuels, plastics, batteries and cloth, a legislative panel was told this week.
While hemp production for textiles is at a “watershed moment,” hemp won’t bring promised sustainability without attention to how crops are grown, a new paper argues.
A few days ago, the federal government took the controversial decision to make the acquisition and possession of small amounts of cannabis exempt from punishment.
Germany wants to make it legal for adults to purchase and own up to 30g of cannabis for recreational use and to privately grow up to three plants, the country’s health minister has announced, saying the intended outcome could set a precedent for the rest of the European continent.
Another study looking at quality of life of patients using medical cannabis has found a majority experience benefits – this time among neurological patients.
A growing number of schemes aimed at offering industrial hemp farmers an additional and potentially significant revenue stream through the issuance of carbon credits have begun to emerge over the past year.
Minesotta citizens can now legally purchase adult use cannabis after the state enacted a bill that was signed into law on 30 May, 2023.
The classification of cannabis plants is based on the level of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), a prominent phytocannabinoid. Cannabis contains a diverse group of active compounds, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids, which exhibit multidirectional biological activity and can influence each other’s pharmacological profile.
CHESHIRE, Mass. – Hemp and marijuana have some similarities, but a big difference is hemp is federally legal. Massachusetts representatives Smitty Pignatelli of Lenox and Natalie Blais of Deerfield are hoping to help farmers with a proposed bill which would group the cannabis product with more traditional crops.