Articles & Updates

Sue Grey talks about the law surrounding hemp/cannabis as a food/medicine

https://joom.ag/u8Pe – iHemp #8 Oct 2019 Marco calls Sue Grey, the most prominent Green Fairy lawyer in New Zealand, to talk about the law surrounding cannabis as a food or medicine. • CBD is being treated as a pharmaceutical product, when CBD from hemp and hemp products, has been used for food and medicine around the …

Read moreSue Grey talks about the law surrounding hemp/cannabis as a food/medicine

A Higher Calling: How Israeli Marijuana Research Changed the World

https://joom.ag/u8Pe – iHemp #8 Oct 2019 As much of the world debates how to address marijuana use, the vast majority of American states have legalized it or allow it for medical purposes. Global pharmaceutical companies and hospitals seeking effective treatments using cannabis should look to Professor Raphael Mechoulam, a scientist at Hebrew University. Mechoulam, a pioneer …

Read moreA Higher Calling: How Israeli Marijuana Research Changed the World

Cannabis’s Entourage Effect: Why Whole Plant Medicine Matters

Take a closer look at your cannabis buds… https://joom.ag/u8Pe – iHemp #8 Oct 2019 They’re covered in a sticky dusting of crystal resin, which contains hundreds of therapeutic compounds known as cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids (CTF). We assume you’re well acquainted with THC and CBD, but these are just two among many important players working together …

Read moreCannabis’s Entourage Effect: Why Whole Plant Medicine Matters

Charlotte’s Web: A specific strain of cannabis high in CBD and low in THC

A specific strain of cannabis high in CBD and low in THC https://joom.ag/u8Pe – iHemp #8 Oct 2019 Charlotte’s Web is a hemp cultivar that was specifically bred by the Stanley Brothers of Colorado for its high CBD and low THC content. Charlotte’s Web was developed in 2011 by the Stanley brothers through crossbreeding a strain …

Read moreCharlotte’s Web: A specific strain of cannabis high in CBD and low in THC

Collaborate with the University of Canterbury on an Industry Project

Collaborate with the University of Canterbury, College of Engineering, on an Industry Project Have you put off starting a project because you don’t have the time or resources to tackle it right now? Could you benefit from in-depth research or consultancy for your organisation? The University of Canterbury, College of Engineering, may be able to …

Read moreCollaborate with the University of Canterbury on an Industry Project

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) explained

The biggest story behind the, Marijuana Hooplah is the discovery of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). https://joom.ag/XAde/p10 https://youtu.be/ACcQMuQdHks The ECS promotes Homeostasis, which is the balance and fine tuning of all of the 11 major physiological systems insuring they are all working in harmony with one another. That’s why cannabis seems to bring balance to many ailments. …

Read moreThe Endocannabinoid System (ECS) explained

Government Hypocrisy – US Patent No: 6,630,507 B1

While you were napping in 2003, the US Govt. Department of Health & Human Services registered a patent on Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants. US Patent No: 6,630,507 B1 That’s pretty weird because another branch of the same government the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on the 2nd of Aug 2019, continued to maintain that Cannabis …

Read moreGovernment Hypocrisy – US Patent No: 6,630,507 B1

Cannabidiol (CBD) explained

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most abundant cannabinoid naturally present in the industrial hemp plant and it’s extracts. CBD is non psychotropic, non-intoxicating, non-addictive and very well tolerated by humans, even in large doses. At least 113 different cannabinoids have been isolated from the cannabis plant. The most studied cannabinoids include tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). …

Read moreCannabidiol (CBD) explained

Medical Cannabis – M A Nichols – November 2017

  LINK – MEDICAL CANNABIS Dr Mike Nichols 07.11.2017 Medical Cannabis   – 7 November 2017 M. A. Nichols1 110 Newcastle St, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand. Abstract The medicinal use of cannabis is not a new, as until the 1930’s cannabis was a regular component in the chemist’s arsenal against pain. At about that time …

Read moreMedical Cannabis – M A Nichols – November 2017

USA hemp food and body care industry worth $620 Million in 2015

2014 Annual Retail Sales for Hemp Products Estimated at $620 Million Hemp Foods and Body Care Retail Market in U.S. Achieves 21.2% Growth in 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), a non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has released final estimates of the size of the 2014 U.S. retail …

Read moreUSA hemp food and body care industry worth $620 Million in 2015