As the process of legalizing and moving cannabis toward full retail continues, it comes with questions. Farmers are asking themselves how far they should invest in a new crop with how things have been unfolding.
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.
Gov. Andy Beshear (D) talked about how legalizing medical marijuana is a priority for him in the coming legislative session during an interview with 44 News that aired on Wednesday. He also expressed openness to broader legislation that would allow adults 21 and older to grow and possess cannabis without having a medical reason for it.
Ask anyone what they know about hemp and you can almost guarantee they’ll mention cannabis. While they wouldn’t be entirely wrong (hemp is of the same species), it doesn’t provide the psychoactive sensation we associate with marijuana.
While employers in the US transport industry are acutely aware of the effects COVID-19 has imposed over the last 18 months, another phenomenon has been making itself known: the ever-increasing tally of states and localities across the country legalising cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes.
Adding hemp seed to your diet can help modulate gut hormone levels in the blood and promote a feeling of fullness after eating.