Posts tagged Hemp Oil
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on marijuana

On June 11, 2015, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (H.R. 2578). Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) offered an amendment to the bill that would prohibit Department of Justice from using funds to prevent the implementation of state laws authorizing the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana. While I voted against the amendment, you may be pleased to know that it passed by a vote of 21-9.

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Hemp Textured Vegetable Protein

Hemp Textured Vegetable Protein tastes great and is healthier than meat. Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) is sold as a meat substitute in supermarkets, for example Morningstar Farms or Atlantic Natural Foods.  Many vegetarians have celebrated their early experiences with TVP only to learn later about the many health considerations associated with eating soy. In honor of the late, dynamic cannabis activist, Anthony Bourdain, let's explore a hemp based TVP possibility.

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Robots Growing Cannabis

Hydroponics, robotics, high-powered lights — growing weed on an industrial level is a serious business. But according to one local independent grower, getting cannabis to flower is as simple as tending to a house plant. Tom Neumann, who has a medical licence to grow and consume on his farm in Ardrossan east of Edmonton, thinks anyone who is curious should give growing a shot when it becomes legal on Oct. 17. Each household is permitted to grow four plants.

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Medical Cannabis Surprises

Cannabinoid antibiotics could prove to be part of the solution to the threat of antibiotic resistance. In recent decades, society has started to lose its battle against harmful bacteria. Not only are some types of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics, but researchers’ efforts to develop new classes of antibiotics have all but ground to a halt.

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Cannabis vertical farming

Cannabis Vertical Farming is an agricultural upgrade, giving us the ability to turn 10 acres into 40 acres+ of farming space. How? Cannabis vertical farming stacks hemp and marijuana plants vertically instead of spreading them out one at a time horizontally we can exponentially expand the number of plants being grown in a small space, indoors or outside. Here's another way to syncopate that concept.

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Cannabis Budtender Employment

The Cannabis bud-tenders the one who recommends strains of cannabis for the occasion, is a rapidly growing job field. As the age of legal cannabis / hemp thrives, the blending of bartender and budtender has begun at cannabis dispensaries. This trend has the potential to expand to include private consulting for events and individual customers, much like caregivers in the medical marijuana field.

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Corona Beer Adds Cannabis

That's exactly what Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) has in mind. The S&P 500 member, known for its Corona beer and other alcohol brands, announced that it's investing $245 million (in Canadian dollars) to buy a 9.9% stake in Canopy Growth Corporation (NASDAQOTH: TWMJF). Canopy Growth is a leading medical marijuana provider in Canada.

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Marijuana Tourism

Marijuana tourism, the art and science of choosing where to vacation based on cannabis quality, legal availability and prices is delivering an economic boom where it is legal. This brave new world offers a plethora of agricultural, jobs and business opportunities. Customers in search of a fully relaxing.

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Sister Somayah Kambui

An amazing leader, Sister Somayah Kambui was a pioneer researcher regarding cannabis oil as a treatment for sickle cell. Somayah produced the first Los Angeles Million Marijuana (now Global) in 1999 plus all subsequent ones until her death in 2008.  She gave away collectively tons of cannabis and its healing oil over the decades while fighting tirelessly to end the drug war.  Sister Somayah frequently said she was born to help free the weed, bring hemp’s and love’s benefits to people in need.

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CBD Producers Are Targeted By The FDA

On November 01, 2017 the Food and Drug Administration stated; "Marijuana doesn't cure cancer. It has not been shown to somehow explode tumor cells or promote the growth of new brain cells. Substances that contain components of marijuana will be treated like any other products that make unproven claims to shrink cancer tumors.

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What is Hemp

Hemp is a name given to cultivars of the cannabis plant (Cannabis sativa) that have been selected over many generations for fiber and seed production.  Most hemp cultivars contain less than 1.5% THC, a narcotic compound that has the potential for abuse in high concentrations.

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