Better known as cannabis, modern varieties of hemp are too weak to use as narcotics, but they are extremely efficient at absorbing and locking up carbon.
Dairy cows that chowed down on industrial hemp produced milk that contained the psychoactive compound THC, as well as CBD and other cannabinoids, according to new research published Monday in the journal Nature Food.
Despite its many benefits and uses, hemp is enigmatic—especially due to the plant’s similar appearance to a certain psychoactive substance. To help clear things up about this unique and versatile plant, here are seven fun facts about hemp.
South Carolina has almost 200 permitted hemp farmers, but many say they’re not breaking even.
When most people hear the word hemp, their minds probably think about marijuana or cannabis.
A University of Idaho Extension weed scientist has some promising leads in trials evaluating potential herbicides for use in Idaho’s new hemp farming industry.
Yes, consuming cannabis has gotten the green light in New York for people over 21 years old. But let’s clear the air: It is not legal to grow your own marijuana plants in New York — yet.
Terpenes can be found in almost all species of flora. They are chiefly responsible for the aromatic and flavor diversity in the plant kingdom.