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NZ Hemp Export Driven Investor Snapshot

The industrial hemp industry could be worth $2 billion and create 20,000 jobs by 2030 – Revitalizing Regional NZ The NZHIA (with funding from AGMARDT) have just released two ‘Investor Economic Evaluation’ reports by Dr Nick Marsh about prospects for the New Zealand hemp industry up to 2030. The reports highlight the investment appeal of …

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Hemp Ideation Challenge 5 – 18 September

Creating Global Opportunities for New Zealanders with Hemp Take part in the inaugural “Hemp Ideation Challenge” The NZHIA  is working with Christchurch NZ and Webtools to bring you New Zealand’s first ever ‘Hemp Ideation Challenge’ – an exciting event that will help to drive the New Zealand hemp industry forward using a “challenge-driven innovation process“. …

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UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs

Given that the UN Single Convention makes specific reference to industrial hemp not being being controlled by the Convention (Article 28.2), it is difficult to understand why the officials in New Zealand and other jurisdictions continue to treat us like we are growing an illicit narcotic drug. When grown for industrial purposes iHemp is not …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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