BREAKING: South Africa Legalizes Cannabis

BREAKING: South Africa Legalizes Cannabis

South Africa legalizes cannabis following a court decision that banning it within homes violates citizens’ privacy rights housands of people take part in a march through the central city, calling for the South African government to legalise marijuana, or cannabis. South Africa’s Constitutional Court, the country’s highest judicial authority, has declared the government’s ban on the personal use and cultivation of cannabis unconstitutional, effectively legalizing cannabis in the country. On Tuesday (Sep. 18), the court…

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According to NASA The Hemp Industry Can Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

According to NASA The Hemp Industry Can Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

The benefits of cultivating and processing hemp domestically go beyond the economic advantages. Making hemp farming federally legal and increasing the number of crops nationwide could make a powerful impact on our efforts to prevent global warming. Last week, Colorado Hemp Company and NoCo Hemp Expo hosted Hemp On The Slope, an event in Collbran, Colorado, meant to educate and inform the community on the benefits of domestic hemp cultivation. Among the most significant of the…

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Coca-Cola, Aurora exploring potential for cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola, Aurora exploring potential for cannabis-infused drinks

Report of talks between beverage maker and Canadian marijuana producer sends stock higher Dale Wilesack looks at cannabis seedlings at an Aurora Cannabis facility in Montreal. Aurora says it’s interested in cannabis drinks, but didn’t confirm talks with Coca-Cola. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press) Coca-Cola said on Monday it was closely watching the growing marijuana-infused drinks market, responding to a media report that the world’s largest beverage maker was in talks with Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc. The…

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In Kentucky, Farmers Find Hemp May Be More Profitable Than Tobacco

In Kentucky, Farmers Find Hemp May Be More Profitable Than Tobacco

Perhaps the most misunderstood agricultural product on the market today, industrial hemp is seeing a surge of growth among U.S. agriculture producers now planting the crop in record numbers, often replacing staples like soy, corn and tobacco. With growing interest from farmers looking for more profitable harvests — and support from power brokers like U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pushing for legalization — the legislative scales may be tipping in favor of freeing…

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Why the world needs hemp plastic

Why the world needs hemp plastic

Hemp plastic is increasingly becoming a viable option as an eco-friendly alternative to carbon-based plastic. Not only is this bioplastic sourced from safe and sustainable hemp plants, but it is also typically both biodegradable and recyclable. The problem of the world’s plastic obsession is that it’s never-ending. In 2017, the global plastic consumption reached new peaks, with an estimated eight million metric tons of plastic ending up in the oceans on an annual basis, including…

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Shocking News: Big Pharma Stands To Lose $18.5 Billion If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana

Shocking News: Big Pharma Stands To Lose $18.5 Billion If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana

Pharmaceutical companies are one of the biggest influences in the US economy and, subsequently, in US law. It is no secret that Big Pharma has lobbied against medical (and recreational) marijuana legalization as they stand to lose a substantial amount of money. States that have already legalized medical cannabis are already seeing the effects: prescription drug usage has decreased by an average of 11 percent. The National Academies of Science keeps track of the conditions…

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Harvard University Finds Cannabis Cuts Tumor Growth in Half in Three Weeks

Harvard University Finds Cannabis Cuts Tumor Growth in Half in Three Weeks

The active ingredient in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduces the ability of the cancer to spread, say researchers at Harvard University who tested the chemical in both lab and mouse studies. They say this is the first set of experiments to show that the compound, Delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), inhibits EGF-induced growth and migration in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expressing non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. Lung cancers…

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F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

WASHINGTON -A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of an epilepsy medication made with an ingredient found in marijuana. If the agency follows the recommendation, as is expected, the drug would be the first cannabis-derived prescription medicine available in the United States. The drug, called Epidiolex, is made by GW Pharmaceuticals, a British company. Its active ingredient, cannabidiol, also called CBD, is one of the chemical compounds found in the…

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Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall

Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall

The medical use of marijuana is no secret. It can be used to treat a number of ailments, chronic and short term. According to a groundbreaking new medical study of 30 patients with ADHD, all 30 reported improved concentration and sleep as well as reduced impulsivity after using medicinal cannabis. These 30 patients all reported having limited success with conventional treatments like Ritalin and Adderall. 22 of the 30 patients opted to forgo their previously prescribed medications…

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THC Infused Sour Watermelon Gummies Recipe

THC Infused Sour Watermelon Gummies Recipe

Ingredients: 4 cups fresh, ripe watermelon, cut into chunks (or 2 cups juice) 7 Tablespoons grass fed gelatin 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tablespoons THC Infused Cannabis Tincture Optional, depending on the sweetness / ripeness of your watermelon: 1/4 cup raw honey, Stevia, or Agave Instructions Blend the cut-up watermelon in a blender, then strain to remove pulp. Measure out the gelatin powder you will need. Add half of the juice you are using to…

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