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What is CBG?

What is CBG?

There are over 400 different chemicals in the cannabis plant, with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) as the most widely known. These are only two of several kinds of compounds found in cannabis called cannabinoids. However, there are other group...

2020 CBD Market Predictions

2020 CBD Market Predictions

The CBD market has changed a lot over the past 10 years. It has become a hot commodity by many people. The CBD market helps people with pain and various medical conditions. It also helps people with their health and some people use it for relaxation. However, in 2020...

What to Know When Shopping for CBD Oil

What to Know When Shopping for CBD Oil

If you have never used a CBD product before, it's probably the best option for you to start with. The cannabis industry's recent growth spurt has resulted in a lot of questionable products being manufactured and put on the market before any government agency has had...

How Industrial Hemp is Making Cars More Green

How Industrial Hemp is Making Cars More Green

As the effects of climate change become more obvious, consumers are looking for ways of changing their behaviors to help save the planet. Corporations that manufacture anything from rope to cars are feeling the pressure to adopt more sustainable and eco-friendly...

How to Eat Hemp Seeds

How to Eat Hemp Seeds

Hemp seed is a nutrient-dense food with lots of health benefits. Unfortunately, it was off the market for years. The United States banned the production of hemp back in 1937. No one could grow it for decades unless they wanted to run afoul of the law. Though hemp...

How Industrial Hemp is Processed

How Industrial Hemp is Processed

Hemp has been purposely grown and harvested since 8000 B.C. The crop was essential for fiber and food. Since 2012, the products and sales derived from the hemp industry in the United States increased by 600 percent. The plant-based fiber and by-products are commonly...

Hemp’s Biofuel Potential

Hemp’s Biofuel Potential

Fossil fuels are a finite resource, but what is even more pressing than running out is the damage that they are causing to both the planet and the environment. Coal and petroleum have helped to advance much of humanity, but the ensuing problems such as pollution,...

Fact or Fiction: Industrial Hemp Myths

Fact or Fiction: Industrial Hemp Myths

Industrial hemp is an incredibly useful plant with great agricultural potential. Unfortunately, it’s also been subject to many myths and misconceptions all around the world. Even though the use of the plant has been documented back to 8,000+ BCE, hemp is still banned...

A Cash Crop with Challenges

A Cash Crop with Challenges

Farmers in the United States have been facing hard times in recent years. Between tariffs and trade disagreements and poor weather, the revenue on common cash crops has dropped significantly. For some, this means, turning to alternative income streams such as solar or...

How Hemp is Helping The Planet

How Hemp is Helping The Planet

Contrary to what most people think, hemp is actually a miracle plant that could benefit the overall environment in huge ways. When many people think about the hemp plant, the first thing that they think about is burned-out and stoned hippies. This could not be further...