Hawaii Plants First Hemp Seed for Research.

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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.

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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.

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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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Agronomy of iHemp

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We at Natural Good Medicines want to bring in the agronomic qualities that Industrial Hemp varieties exhibit,, such as tolerance to dense planting. An obvious focus of concern to some is the coincidence of high THC production with short-day photo-period adaptation. This is a complicated situation because it takes years to create new plant strains. One must ask, will THC still b...
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