Albania’s hemp industry association announced on Wednesday it has started surveying farmers to assess the potential of the sector in the country, following the legalisation of cannabis for medicinal and industrial use in July.
STANDING in a quiet field a Home Office-mandated distance from the road, thousands of hemp plants tower above my head, thriving in this warm south-facing dimple in the north-rolling folds of Strathmore.
Plant biologist Alex Harkess, PhD, and his lab at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology are on a mission to change the future of food and fiber crops, one flowering plant species at a time.
China also has the economic advantage of being able to grow hemp more competitively than other countries, resulting in its producing 70% of the world’s hemp. However, France produces a lot of hemp and other countries also produce considerable yields. It’s worth checking where your shirt was grown.
Medicinal cannabis can safely relieve pain and reduce the number of other medicines cancer patients take, researchers have suggested.
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland’s agricultural sector carbon neutral as well as providing huge economic benefits, a new report has found.
Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic has begun prescribing to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.