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  • North America vs. Latin America: Who will come out on top of the Hemp Production?

    Village Farms is a flourishing company that produces premium quality vegetables from Canada. They grow their vegetables successfully in greenhouses using hydroponics. With the growing potential of the Hemp Industry in medicine, recreation, and other fields, they have decided to chip in. Right now, they are expanding their operations to grow hemp using the same…

  • Zimbabwean Company Plants First Authorized Hemp Seeds

    A company in Zimbabwe sowed the first legalized hemp seeds in the country last Friday. The momentous event happened at a prison in Harare, the nation’s capital, after the legalization of industrial cannabis production the previous month. Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust (ZIHT) planted six different types of hemp or industrial cannabis. The company said that…

  • Western Hemp Endangered By Early Winter

    The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill late last year kickstarted the hemp industry; however, the first seems to be filled with challenges starting with the incoming cold days. The incoming winter onslaught left no choice for the hemp farmers but to set harvest at an earlier date. Winter came earlier this year to the…

  • P.E.I. Hemp Farmers Demand Higher CBD Seeds And Equal Treatment With US Growers

    Hemp farmers in P.E.I. are lobbying for the right to grow hemp with higher CBD levels. Farmers are asking politicians and federal agencies to equal rights as hemp growers from the United States.  Philip Jennings from Lorne Valley Ranch in east P.E.I. said that they had sent requests to different MPs especially in Prince Edward…

  • Hemp Legalities Expected to Take Effect in 2020

    With federal hemp rules already drafted and submitted to the White House, the public is now waiting for the final approval by 2020 of the first-in-history national laws governing the reproduction and sale of hemp. The U.S. Department of Agriculture eyes that the approval would coincide with the crop season next year as the hemp…

  • Alabama Hemp Passes THC State Law Tests – 45 Licensed Growers OK To Cultivate

    Hemp samples from 45 licensed growers received the great news. State inspectors announced that all the samples are in line with hemp state laws.  Rick Pate, Alabama Agriculture Commissioner, said that these samples were tested and were found to contain below 0.3% THC, the legal amount by law. THC or tetrahydrocannabinol is the psychoactive compound…

  • Hawaii Hemp Crops with High THC had to be Destroyed

    Hawaii state of agriculture has revealed that more than half of the state’s 2019 hemp harvest was destroyed due to high THC content. Government experts say that this was due to the absence of cultivars that will match Hawaii’s tropical climate.  A total of 18 crops were destroyed while four more hemp farms were found…

  • US Armed Forces Not Allowed CBD

    In spite of the legalization of CBD, active US Armed Forces service members are not allowed to use it. Changes in the drug policy in the entirety of the US is very evident. From convenience stores to supermarkets, a wide variety of CBD-infused merchandise line the aisles. As a new law begins permitting hemp cultivation,…

  • Colombia-Sourced High-CBD Products For Sale in UK, EU

    Hemp consumers in the United Kingdom and the European Union can soon purchase non-psychoactive cannabis products after the first shipment of the health-related goods from Colombia reached London late in July. The first commercial export of the high-CBD products arrived in London’s Heathrow Airport on July 27, Bogota-based Clever Leaves announced, adding that the products…

  • The Relationship Of Cannabidiol and Schizophrenia

    The relationship between cannabis usage and psychological conditions have been extensively studied, and according to researchers, a dose-response effect has been reported. Consistent values were seen with ratios of 3.9 for the possibility of developing schizophrenia in heavy cannabis users.  However, there are promising studies with the use of CBD-rich strains. Experts reported fewer psychotic…