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Introducing Hemp Houses—Building Materials Made from Hemp
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Introducing Hemp Houses—Building Materials Made from Hemp

You’ve probably heard of industrial hemp. Chances are it was in relation to CBD, one of the cannabinoids that is derived from this cannabis family member, known for its copious therapeutic effects. But did you know that hemp can be used (brilliantly, some might say) as building materials? Houses are being made from hemp. In...

Cannabis, Marijuana, and Hemp: Do You Know the Difference?
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Cannabis, Marijuana, and Hemp: Do You Know the Difference?

Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t. For 80 years the U.S. government has lumped these terms together. If you weren’t specifically studying these substances, there’s no reason you would know. But the truth is, cannabis, marijuana, and hemp are not the same things, yet so often they are used interchangeably. In a world where...

Turning From Tobacco to Cannabis
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Turning From Tobacco to Cannabis

Farming Hemp Again Hemp farming is not new to the U.S. It’s just been gone a while. The U.S. had a rich history of growing hemp commercially. But in the first part of the 20th century, the government began to demonize marijuana, and hemp got lumped in with its psychoactive cousin. True they are related,...