“Marijuana is a name the government gave it years ago,” when the government labeled it dangerous, said Sherman, owner of Ithaca Organics in Freeville, who grows hemp. He just calls it cannabis.
Pennsylvania Senator Judy Schwank announced last week she will soon be tabling legislation that would see hemp permitted in animal feed.
Medicinal marijuana was legalized Wednesday in Costa Rica with the president’s signing of a law passed a day earlier by congress.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is asking the White House to approve a new survey to collect even more information about hemp production and the economics of the industry.
The first batch of vegan court wigs are being trialled after a barrister sold 10 hemp-based headpieces to colleagues who typically wear ones made of horsehair.
‘Great to see a misunderstood plant in positive light’: The rise of hemp and its by-products in India
In the recent years, led by the push towards plant-based and sustainable industries, hemp-based products have shown exponential growth, potential and demand.
Amid years of historic drought and a push for more sustainable resources to lower carbon emissions, industrial hemp legalization may have come along at just the right time for Idaho agriculture.