Hemp

n Asheville, N.C., a home built with thick hemp walls was completed this summer and two more are in the works.  Dozens of hemp homes have been built in Europe in the past two decades, but they're new to the United States, says David Madera, co-founder of Hemp Technologies, a company that supplied the mixture of ground-up hemp stalks, lime and water.

Hemp Homes Are Cutting Edge Of Green Building

Hemp is turning a new leaf. The plant fiber, used to make the sails that took Christopher Columbus' ships to the New World, is now a building material. In Asheville, N.C., a home built with thick hemp walls was completed this summer and two more are in the works.  Dozens of hemp homes have been … Read the full article...

All industrial hemp does is produce seeds and fiber that can be used in making clothing, food, beverages, paper, plastics, building supplies and fuel.

Tarter: Value Of Hemp Grows In Illinois

ILLINOIS:  Medical marijuana has made plenty of headlines across Illinois this year as various interests scurry to serve as production and distribution facilities. Lost in the shuffle is an update on industrial hemp in this state. That’s the non-sexy little brother in the cannabis family that … Read the full article...

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And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana Business Association)!

Washington Celebrates Hot Pot Products For The High Holidays

WASHINGTON: Live from the GreenPole, Higher Ground hit the Hot Pot Product Bazaar for the High Holidays! Check out the greatest gifts on Earth for cannabis connoisseurs! And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana Business … Read the full article...

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