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Monthly Archives: October 2016

VOTE MARIJUANA

There are 24 states that allow some form of legal marijuana; Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia are the only states that recreational marijuana is fully legal.   Come November, voters in nine states will decide on whether to legalize either the recreational use or the medical use of marijuana; Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada and North Dakota.   California California has a long history of voting on marijuana…

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CBD and Inflammation

THC is the compound in the cannabis plant responsible for its psychoactive effect. Because THC makes you “high”, it’s often regarded as a harmful component of the Cannabis sativa plant, but this perception is not an objective one, as THC has its positive effects as well. The other powerful component in cannabis, CBD, was also proven to reduce inflammation and is thought to play a role in the treatment of arthritis symptoms. Of all…

Hemp Graphene

Creating this graphene-like hemp material costs only a fraction of regular graphene production. Graphene costs as much as $2,000 per gram to manufacture, while the hemp-based nanomaterial can be manufactured for less than $500 per ton. To give proper perspective, there are 907,185 grams in one ton.   Most people don’t understand the truly diverse value of hemp. Cultures have relied on this hardy plant for centuries to produce textiles…