Hemp growers hope the federal government’s marijuana legislation will allow them to harvest all parts of the hemp plant.
Cannabis is one of the most widely available illicit drugs in New Zealand. Billionaire businessman Richard Branson has urged kiwi farmers to swap cows for cannabis. Speaking to New Zealand broadcaster Newshub during a recent trip to the country, Mr Branson said that he sees a significant business opportunity for the country’s dairy farmers inRead More
In the Himalayas of India, small villages thrive by growing cannabis.
In our last article, Hemp vs. Cotton: 3 Reasons Why Cotton is Not King (and Why Hemp Should Be), we focused on industrial hemp’s advantages over cotton, another natural fiber.
Transparency is a prominent force in today’s food industry. While farmers markets are hardly new, the attachment to organic, locally grown products have surfaced in other industries throughout San Francisco and Oakland–namely marijuana.
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year.
In industrial hemp, the state of Rand Paul and Wendell Berry sees a solution to its post-agrarian ills
The U.S. government wasted $7.6 billion on an ill-conceived drug war in Afghanistan that was doomed to failure from the start, according to a scathing new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
They are unlikely first responders to Islamic militants, but heavily armed cannabis farmers who once fought against the Lebanese army are now turning their weapons elsewhere.