Brought to you by Georgia Farm Bureau - Raynor Churchwell, Agricultural Programs Specialists at Georgia Farm Bureau, discusses the production of hemp in Georgia and debunks one of the main myths about hemp use.
This article was originally published on Benzinga , and updated for exclusive re-publication on HIGH TIMES Leslie Bocskor, investment banker and president of cannabis advisory firm Electrum Partners , is one of the most passionate people in the cannabis industry that Benzinga has come across. In a recent chat, the site’s Javier Hasse asked him to discuss a topic he was passionate about, an issue he…
Hemp History Week: What Is Hemp?
Hemp History Week: What is Hemp June 1, 2017 Hemp is a fiber, oil, and oilseed crop with deep roots in American history. The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp and advocated for its use. During World War II the USDA encouraged farmers to grow hemp through their Hemp for Victory program As distinct varieties of Cannabis…
why hemp sales are soaring
With hemp now legal to grow in the US, it comes as global demand for the crop is rising strongly.
U.S. Hemp Authority Awards Seal For 13 High-Quality CBD Companies
The U.S. Hemp Authority awarded 13 high-quality CBD companies with a special quality seal.
The Hemp Conspiracy: Why U.S. Hemp Farming Was Banned
by Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer For thousands of years industrial hemp was a common staple. It fed us, clothed us, housed us, sailed our ships …
How Hemp Can Benefit Your Health Without Getting You High
Send to Kindle You can’t turn on the television or listen to the radio these days without hearing something about the debate over marijuana legalization in the United States. While a slight majority of Americans support it – the nation remains divided on its usefulness as both a medication and a recreational drug. That includes …
US$4m facility slated for Trelawny before June
A United States-based company is poised to invest US$4 million (approximately J$540 million) in a hemp project in Long Pond, Trelawny.Chairman of SCJ Holdings, Joseph Shoucair, says the company, Organic Growth Holdings Inc, which is incorporated in...
What are the application of hemp?
Last time we attempted to dispel some of the confusion around the hemp and marijuana industries and legal status of both crops. This week we will discuss some of the
HEMP Lunch and Learn
Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch? The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP) is now accepting applications for both its Mentee Class of 2019 and HEMP Mentors and we would like to cordially invite you to the HEMP office for a Lunch and Learn. HEMP is a nonprofit organization that caters to entrepreneurs like you. HEMP pairs mentees seasoned, successful entrepreneur mentors in order to help guide them through situations that they may be facing as they grow their business.
Bees Love Hemp! Researchers Discover Hemp Provides Food and Habitat For Bees
Hemp could help save the bees, providing an excellent source of nutrition during the season they need it most, new study finds Expanding hemp cultivation in the United States could provide food for the bees during a time of year when few other options are available to them, a new …
Hemp Returns, How to Join the Industry
In the workshop “Literally Hemp Bound,” we’ll explore hemp’s agronomic qualities, and how to join the burgeoning industry – which is legal both in
Discover the superfood power of hemp
Why knit or crochet with hemp?
Why do people like hemp so much Hemp: Durable, comfortable, breathable, mildew-resistant and hypoallergenic! What's not to love Prized in colonial America, not only was hemp cultivated by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, but Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag out of it. Traditionally an industrial fiber for its strength, in the mid 1980s researchers developed a process to remove the lignan from hemp fiber,…
Hemp 101: What Is Hemp, What's It Used for, and Why Is It Illegal?
What exactly is hemp, and how is it different from the psychoactive form of cannabis that we consume medicinally and recreationally?
Why Hemp Matters
"Breath, life, vitality of the spirit.” These qualities infuse not only our name, but also our aspirations, the things we make and how we make them. Welcome to mindfully designed, built to last products – born from the experience.
Celebrate 4/20 with Hemp Beauty Products
On April 20, the unofficial marijuana holiday, many people will be celebrating by smoking or indulging in edibles. But there is one way to partake in the fun that's 100% legal in 50 states: Beauty products made with hemp oil.
All things Hemp
Bridal Expo Chicago + Milwaukee Main menu Hemp is a controversial topic but, don’t confuse Marijuana with Hemp! They both come from the same plant species (Cannabis) but they could not be more different: Hemp is legal to grow, Marijuana is not. No one grows Hemp for smoking or ingesting any other way. Hemp is grown specifically for the fibers, oils and seeds it produces. So you can use the Hemp guilt free It is also one of the world’s greatest untapped resources.…
Why Not Trade Hemp Like a Commodity?
You can trade gold and pork belly futures, why not hemp?
Learn about growing hemp
The S.C. Hemp Summit will be held May 17 from noon-8 p.m. at Yonder Field, 180 Log Cabin Rd., Bowman. In order to provide resources for S.C. farmers interested in learning more about hemp growth, production and processing, several local agencies are partnering together to present the first annual
What Are the Benefits of Eating Hemp Hearts?
Hemp hearts are the edible insides of hemp seeds. Many health benefits accompany the consumption of hemp hearts because of their high and diverse nutritional content. For starters, they are a complete protein. Hemp hearts also contain the essential fatty acids omega 6 and omega 3. In addition, hemp hearts are a good source of both soluble and...