Hemp is turning a new leaf in Taranaki, with a house made of the marijuana-like plant featuring on tonight's Grand Designs NZ.
Hemp isn’t just for hackin’ the sack at Phish shows or making rope. This amazing plant, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis grown specifically for industrial purposes, has a vast number of applications for a greener planet.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Marijuana is growing in Mesa County, but it won't get you high. "We were saving the ranch. It wasn't selling and we had to come up with a way to cover expenses," said Margaret Richardson, a co-owner at Salt Creek Hemp Company.
Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.
With their water wells dropping, two farmers from the far southwest corner of Kansas flew a 1967 Cessna Wednesday morning to Topeka – all in support of hemp.
Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?
Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.
An Australian producer of hemp foods is predicting a 400 per cent growth in the next year, even though it is still illegal to sell hemp products for human consumption here.
A coalition of Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire has pre-filed a bill that would prohibit hemp’s designation as a controlled substance in the state, thereby legalizing full-scale commercial hemp farming and treating hemp just like any other agricultural crop.
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — Organizers of the inaugural Boise Hemp Fest 2016 view it as a teaching tool for the many uses of cannabis.
Real-world research in more than a dozen states in recent years is giving farmers new understanding of how to grow industrial hemp and showing that it has promise to be a viable commercial crop in the U.S.
Dozens of people came to a Southern California hemp importer’s warehouse to look at products and support the domestic farming of industrial hemp.
As tobacco declines, some hope that hemp can be a “gateway crop” to financial sustainability for the state’s small farms.
Infomercials in South Korea bring hemp to store shelves in various forms.
The cannabis plant’s unsteady transformation from outlaw weed to mainstream commodity is poised for another step forward as entrepreneurs lay plans to launch hemp derivatives.
Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.
Farmers can buy the certified Colorado hemp seeds in 2017.
Colorado, already a national leader in hemp cultivation, is pushing forward with a plan to certify seed, in part to ensure THC levels, the active ingredient in marijuana, do not exceed legal levels.
The recently-passed state budget eliminates a cap on New York’s burgeoning industrial hemp industry. That will allow more farmers to be able to research, grow and process a crop that could turn into a million-dollar business.
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