Growers in states that have legalized recreational or medical cannabis are facing at least at least one key challenge: More than 90% of what they grow is considered refuse or plant waste, for which disposal is expensive.
The Portuguese government published on August 4th the Decree No. 02/2020 which will allow the cultivation and industrial exploitation of hemp varieties all across the country.
Truly one of the most utilitarian plants in the world, hemp was legally cultivated until the industrial revolution.
Beginning last month, West Virginia University professor Michael Gutensohn took up a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) project to study the terpene-cannabinoid metabolic network of industrial hemp.
Most people have heard the words ‘hemp’ and ‘marijuana’ and probably know that they are used to refer to cannabis plants. Many will also know that you can’t get high from smoking hemp. However, a lot of people may not understand the actual difference between hemp and marijuana.
An executive at a hemp advocacy group has been appointed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to a federal advisory committee on trade issues, officials announced on Friday.
Ecuador has introduced new hemp laws, legalising the cultivation of the cannabis plant up to a THC limit of 1.0%. The plant has been excluded from the country’s list of controlled substances under the Comprehensive Organic Criminal Code (COIP).
The Hawai‘i House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill legalizing the growing, processing, and sale of industrial hemp in Hawai‘i.