Hemp Makes Great Plastic, So Why Isn’t Hemp Plastic Everywhere?Posted by Calum Napier on
Plastic is an inescapable part of our everyday lives, so why is almost all of it still made from polluting, non-renewable petrochemicals?
Porsche aims high with hemp-bodied carPosted by Calum Napier on
Porsche says the material is similar in weight and stiffness to a traditional carbon fiber composites and that the organic ingredients used are agricultural by-products, making it more environmentally friendly.
Coca-Cola in talks with Aurora to develop cannabis drinksPosted by Calum Napier on
“They’re pretty advanced down the path” of doing a deal, according to one source who has direct knowledge of the talks between the two companies.
“It’s going to be more of the ‘recovery drink’ category,” the source added.
Legal cannabis market in Europe will be worth £115,000,000,000 within ten yearsPosted by Calum Napier on
'Europe, which is known for its considered and conservative approach to change, is suddenly becoming a hotbed of activity for the global cannabis industry.
‘In just six months, the European cannabis industry has grown more than it has done in the past six years.’
Mexico Could Make History By Treating CBD Like A Supplement, As It Should BePosted by Calum Napier on
"In the future, we will have medicines that use CBD, but it will not be limited to medicines. That’s the way it should be," he said. "Just like Vitamin C: you can find it in medicines, but also supplements and oranges."
The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About HempPosted by Calum Napier on
The industrial properties of the cannabis plant are widely misunderstood. In an effort to help set the record straight, here is a breakdown of the top 10 misconceptions we hear about hemp.
How Canada is following a softening of cannabis laws across the worldPosted by Calum Napier on
In countries where the drug is fully legal it is heavily regulated and taxed. Other countries like the Netherlands take a more tolerant approach, choosing to not prosecute rather than to legalise.
The hemp revival: why marijuana's cousin could soon be big businessPosted by Calum Napier on
In China, hemp has been used to make fabric and rope for more than 3,000 years.
New Numbers Reveal the Marijuana Industry Boom Has Only Just Begun (USA)Posted by Calum Napier on
Voters in Colorado and Washington got the legal marijuana train rolling years ago, but the states continue to increase revenue. Sales in the two states - which the report said have finally come close to plateauing - will “easily eclipse” a combined $2 billion.