Civilisations have been using Hemp in paper production since at least 200-150 BC. The earliest example of Hemp paper was discovered in China, and dated from around this time. Despite being in used for thousands of applications for thousands of years, the global prohibition of Cannabis in the 1920s and 30s had a devastating effect on Hemp industries.
Around the world, builders are putting modern twists into ancient construction methods that employ the hearty hemp.
The research is still preliminary. But researchers in Canada believe they have developed a process that replicate cannflavin A and cannflavin B, types of flavonoids that may have more strength than aspirin.
The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, Mike Tyson, has revealed plans for a massive cannabis-themed resort in the grounds of his sprawling California ranch. The ranch grows several strains of high-grade marijuana which it uses in dozens of off-the-shelf products.