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.
From boosting heart health to relieving PMS symptoms, here’s how hemp seeds can elevate your overall health.
Surrounded by verdant fields, Flat House, which sits on a farm in Cambridgeshire, the UK, looks like a typical barn conversion. But inside, the look and feel of the building immediately make you realise this is something quite different.
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.
Hemp is an amazing plant. It uses a fraction of the water needed to grow cotton, every part is useful and it absorbs more carbon dioxide per hectare than other crops and most trees.