Farmers in Italy fight soil contamination with cannabis – Cannabis News

TARANTO, Italy -- Farmers in a region of Italy once known for cheeses have turned to cultivating a type of cannabis -- not to smoke or sell -- but to decontaminate polluted soil.

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8 surprising uses for hemp that could make the world a greener place – Cannabis News

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.

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Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech – Cannabis News

As marijuana laws continue to loosen across the country -- and the world -- it looks like hemp could be brought back in a big way.

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Hemp and Heavy Metal Toxicity in Soil – Cannabis News

Environmental cleanup could be as simple as using natural resources, such as Indian mustard seed, sunflowers and hemp.

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An Italian steel town turns to hemp farming to clean up its act – Cannabis News

Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?

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