Everything from the seats, the wings, the plane walls and even the pillows are made from hemp. The plane, with a wingspan of 36 feet, can hold one pilot and four passengers. What’s more? It runs on 100% hemp oil!
The project aims to tackle the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country. According to the UN, Ethiopia’s forest coverage was just 4% in the 2000s, down from 35% a century earlier.
Cannabis-infused beverages will make up 20 per cent to 30 per cent of the Canadian pot market and the joint venture between Molson Coors Brewing Co. and Hexo Corp. intends to be the leader in the segment, according to its chief executive officer.
Professor Pertwee received the accolade from the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) for his highly cited research into pharmacological actions of constituents of cannabis known as phytocannabinoids, and of cannabinoids designed and synthesized by medicinal chemists.