Hemp

U.S.-based Compass Diversified Holdings buys Manitoba's Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd.

U.S. Firm Buys Manitoba Hemp Company For $133M

CANADA:  A Manitoba company that specializes in hemp products has been bought by a U.S. firm for $132.5 million. On Monday, Compass Diversified Holdings announced its plan to buy Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., otherwise known as "Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods." Compass Diversified Holdings buys small or … Read the full article...

The wholly mammoth's hemp hair has to be replaced every 10-15 years, a procedure that takes several hundred man-hours.

Hemp And The Woolly Mammoth’s Hair Piece

UTAH:  I think we found the most original use for hemp yet. Billie and I were wandering the Dinosaur Garden outside the Field House of Natural History in Vernal, Utah. The museum is a dinosaur-lover’s dream, and the outside garden is stocked with colorful, life-sized reproductions of various plant- … Read the full article...

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Events

Taylor West, the group’s deputy director, said the private “VIP reception” is designed to let marijuana insiders hear from Paul, who supports legislation to legalize medical marijuana and give the pot industry access to banking.

Rand Paul To Raise Money With Marijuana Industry In Denver

COLORADO: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s trip to Colorado this week includes a first for a presidential candidate: a fundraiser with the marijuana industry. The Republican is raising money Tuesday at the Cannabis Business Summit in Denver in what an industry trade group is billing as a history making event. “Never before has a major-party presidential … Read the full article...

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