Tag Archives: HEMP

Canada’s War on Weed – Video

With a reported value of over six billion dollars, it’s no secret that marijuana in British Columbia is big business. However, due to the recent legalization of weed in Washington and Colorado, the draconian crime laws pushed forward by the Canadian Conservative government’s omnibus crime bill, and recent changes to medical marijuana regulations, the entire industry is suddenly facing an identity crisis. VICE Canada went west to talk to the people directly affected by these recent events: from the legalization activists and the large and…

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Off The Grid: Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools

In case you missed it, Colorado’s marijuana tax incentive for schools just set previous records and has collected more money in the first half of the year than all of 2014. READ to find out more: http://goo.gl/nmvLjE Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools – Read now on Jesse Ventura’s Off The Grid at Ora.TV ORA.TV Local news outlet KOAA out Colorado are reporting that the state has hit record highs in regards to marijuana tax incentives for school construction. KOAA reports that the…

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North American Cannabis Holdings Announces Healthcare Spin-Off and Shareholder Dividend LOI

  DALLAS, Jul. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (OTC: USMJ) today announced a letter of intent (LOI) agreement intended to result in a spin-off the Company’s healthcare operations and a dividend to be issued to shareholders. “The Company launched a cannabis consumer product development operation in 2013,” explained CEO Steven Rash. “After two years…

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‪#‎Hemp Seed Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World

While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems. Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually  includes lots of hempseed. It also helps that the water and air in Bama Yao, China are exceptionally clean, and that their food contains noticeably less fat, animal proteins, salt, and sugar than…

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HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation

HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation Full Video: What Are Terpenes? Take a closer look at what Terpenes are and how they react within the cannabis plant. 1975 report on Cannabis and Cancer, from a dot gov site, hundreds if not thousands more articles on that same dot gov site. Why is that, if there is no medical benefit? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1159836 http://files.iowamedicalmarijuana.org/sc…n%2075.pdf

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Senator: U.S. Ban On Hemp Makes About As Much Sense As ‘A Ban On Portobello Mushrooms’

Hemp “was once a booming crop in America,” Wyden said. “It can, and should be, again.” Sen. Ron Wyden today today urged lifting the federal ban on industrial hemp, which has a wide variety of uses and economic benefits in Oregon and nationwide.   “In my view, keeping the ban on growing hemp makes about as much sense as instituting a ban on portobello mushrooms,” Wyden, who introduced a hemp legalization bill earlier this year, said on the Senate floor. “There’s no reason to outlaw…

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Pine Ridge reservation farmer banned from growing hemp seeks reprieve

Alex White Plume, an Oglala Lakota elder, started growing hemp in 2000 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, but the DEA raided the field and destroyed the plants. (Hempsters LLC) By The Associated Press PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Alex White Plume planted industrial hemp on his Pine Ridge farm more than a decade ago, but never harvested a crop. Now, he says it’s time to grow again. White Plume, an Oglala Sioux tribal member, wants to grow hemp again on the Pine Ridge…

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Group Explains Positive Side of Industrial Hemp

Group Explains Positive Side of Industrial Hemp WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Hemp Farmers Cooperative is spreading awareness about ongoing research at West Virginia University. The group shared hemp facts and products today outside the Mountainlair as part of Hemp History Week. Regulations in the United States have limited hemp production for more than 70 years. Recent legislature, however, will allow students at WVU to grow and research hemp in controlled quantities. That research could lead to valuable findings…

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