AHP Releases Cannabis in the Management and Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy: A Scientific Review.

The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) today announced the release of a section of the soon-to-be-completed Cannabis Therapeutic Compendium Cannabis in the Management and Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy. This scientific review is one of numerous scientific reviews that will encompass the broad range of science regarding the therapeutic effects and safety of cannabis. In ...
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What Are the Benefits of Hemp Lotion?

Hemp usually refers to the plant Cannabis sativa, the seeds of which produce an oil that has been used as an edible and cosmetic product for approximately 3,000 years. The tradition continues well into the modern age, as many off-the-shelf lotions rely on hemp seed oil as a key ingredient. Like other skin-care lotions, hemp lotion aims to condition, moisturize and protec...
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Hawaii Plants First Hemp Seed for Research.

WAIMANALO, Oahu (AP) - Legally sanctioned industrial hemp is growing in Hawaii's soil for the first time in about 15 years. Researchers, lawmakers and farmers sprinkled newly acquired hemp seeds into the ground at the University of Hawaii's Waimanalo Research Station during a ceremony Friday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. UH professor Harry Ako and other research...
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World’s First Plane Made Out of Hemp Flies High Next Year.

Despite an ongoing controversy in parts of the world, hemp [1] is widely used in a large variety of applications, including soap, clothing, building supplies and fuel. But next year we will be able to add a new use for hemp if Canada’s Hempearth [2] can get the world’s first hemp-based and hemp-fueled plane in the air. Last month Hempearth signed a contract with a F...
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Portland hemp convention draws thousands to Expo Center.

PORTLAND, Ore. — There wasn't an empty aisle to be found at the Portland Expo Center. Dozens of vendors showed off their products to thousands of people. There were the usual items you'd expect to find at this type of trade show, but a rapidly expanding business is leading to lots of unusual ideas also. "We were trying to come up with things that aren't sweet," Angel Arms...
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ASTM International New Guide for the Use of Agricultural Fiber in Construction

WK30419 1. Scope This standard provides guidance for the use of agricultural fiber in building products. There is a great range of agricultural products in various stages of development for a great range of building products. This guide primarily addresses the use of the residues of food production, such as straw and seed hulls, but also includes the use of plants or plan...
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What are Chemicals of Concern?

Learn about a few of the top ingredients and contaminants to avoid, based on the science linking each to adverse health impacts, and the types of products they’re found in. To learn more about how chemicals impact your health and where they come from, check out the Health & Science section. For each of the chemicals included in this section, a growing body of hazard-base...
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