Best Advocacy Ted Talks on Hemp, Hempcrete, Medical Cannabis

Hemplujah founders, Rob and Joe, met Joni and her future husband on Virginia’s Lobby Day, 2014, in Richmond, VA. She was wearing the same hemp skirt that she wore on the Day of her Ted Talk featured in this list of Best Ted Talks on Hemp!

She is a huge inspiration to us! Follow her: @BuildHemp . Reach out to Joni and help her get the building codes changed so that Hempcrete can be used in the United States. Just another barrier for Hempsters. ALSO, thanks for the photo bomb Chase from the Virginia Hemp Coalition. Great day fro Hemp History! Enjoy Hemp and the following videos!

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Building with Hemp | Joni Lane

Joni Lane, LEED Green Associate, is a recent graduate of Boston Architectural College with a Masters in Sustainable Design Studies. She is passionate about creating valuable, sustainable and regenerative solutions by which humans can continue to live without threatening to render our planet uninhabitable. She believes great design has the power to change the world and has decided to focus her energy on healing our built environment with bio-based materials, specifically Hempcrete. Focusing on addressing indoor contaminants and their effect on our health, She strives to advance education and awareness of this very important public health issue to promote safe and healthy buildings.

If you want the Hemp Skirt Jodi is wearing, here is the link!


Hemp: Educate – Innovate – Cultivate

Tony promotes the use of industrial hemp as a sustainable and eco-friendly solution. Hemp can provide jobs, housing, nutrition and much more while saving energy, trees, agro-chemicals, water and Earth.


Hemp, The Trillion-Dollar Crop

Gregg Moseley-Clarke is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Hull (UK). He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science and Accounting and a MBA in Information Management. He currently holds the position of Human Resources Analyst at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus. With over 10 years experience in Insurance and banking industries, Gregg turned his focus to creating new and innovative industries, founding Hemp Foods Barbados and Sateva Botanicals, 2 local companies focused on prompting hemp food products and locally made hemp cosmetics.He is also a former national rugby player.


The Suprising Story of Medical Marijuana and Pediatric Epilepsy.

Josh will sift through the propaganda, fear and greed encompassing medical marijuana. Recently featured on CNN, Josh and his brothers developed a non-psychotropic strain of marijuana which is drastically reducing seizures for many pediatric epilepsy patients in Colorado. With millions facing life-threatening illnesses, Josh outlines the hurdles needed to effect social change and maps a path toward helping those who desperately need revolutionary medicine.


Making Peace with Cannabis

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Talk explores human beings’ dynamic relationship with the cannabis plant and what recent developments might mean for our health and well-being.
Zach Walsh is a clinical psychologist and substance use researcher who teaches at UBC.


Why we Need to End the War on Drugs

Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned plea to end the “backward, heartless, disastrous” movement to stamp out the drug trade. He gives two big reasons we should focus on intelligent regulation instead.


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