New research out of Oregon State University has identified that two hemp compounds – CBDa and CBGa – show the ability to prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells.
A top Pakistani cabinet official on Thursday harvested hemp in a ceremonial event for the nation’s first legal cannabis plants under the government’s new program for the crop.
Hemp processing licenses are once again moving forward with New York state certification, after some were delayed for months following the overhaul of the state’s cannabis law, earlier this year.
Berlin’s public transport company (BVG) has come up with a way for passengers in the German capital to unwind from the stress of Christmas and COVID.
In response to feedback received from the producers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is improving crop insurance for hemp.
Many people think of hemp as being a sustainable, environmentally friendly plant. It uses less water than cotton, helps preserve trees, and can even be used to create nontoxic and biodegradable plastics and other products.
Hemp was not legal throughout most of the world for the last 80 years, it was never given a chance to compete on an equal footing with wood, or any other natural fibers.
Idaho, the only state that still bans hemp cultivation, could join its neighbors under a hemp-authorization measure that awaits the governor’s signature.