Month: March 2019

How Do Hemp Supplements Help with Brain Trauma? Researchers Want to Know

Hemp-derived botanical supplements are dietary supplements that contain phytocannabinoids, such as THC and cannabidiol (CBD); and a new study, currently in the recruitment phase, will analyze the relationship between HDS and the recovery process of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The study, a collaborative effort between the Flowering HOPE Foundation and Clover Leaf University, will be […]

Concrete Made of Hemp Could Get EPA Funding as ‘Green’ Building Material

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is funding a research project looking into the sustainable production of hempcrete, a hemp-based mixture that’s better for the environment than traditional concrete. According to a notice published on the EPA website, the agency awarded a roughly $12,000 grant to a student-led research team at the University of California, Riverside, […]

Nevada Senate panel wants disclosure of marijuana license winners

Published 6 hours ago A Nevada Senate committee passed an amendment to a bill that would require the state to publicly disclose the names of businesses and investors awarded marijuana licenses. The issue came to the forefront in late 2018 when the state awarded the bulk of 61 provisional recreational marijuana licenses to a handful of […]

 

Unlicensed Michigan medical cannabis dispensaries allowed to stay open

Published 4 hours ago Michigan regulators are permitting roughly 50 unlicensed medical cannabis dispensaries to remain open past a March 31 deadline, in compliance with a judge’s decision. The state’s Bureau of Marijuana Regulation said in a statement issued Friday afternoon that “until further order of the court,” it wouldn’t enforce the deadline against the […]

Study Explores the Relationship Between Vaping Benefits and Overuse

There are several reasons why vape pens have recently emerged as the apple of the recreational cannabis consumer’s eye. A convenient and discreet method of THC consumption, vaporizing is typically perceived as a healthier and less harmful alternative to smoking. It’s not difficult to see why vape pens are so popular among recreational weed users. […]