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.
A scientific study has discovered that there is a chance that cannabis compounds could prove useful in the fight against Covid-19.
Whilst recreational use of cannabis has been legal for some time in several US states, Uruguay and Canada, Malta looks set to become the first country in the European Union to make the move.
Hemp prices remain depressed causing hemp farmers to decide against planting crops for 2022.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services plan to regulate hemp production.