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Hemp extracts, like the ones cultivated, produced, and sold by Green Lotus Hemp, have been shown to have positive, beneficial health effects in some people and animals, and produce no negative side effects. CBD oil is a cannabis compound extracted [ ... ]Read more
Hemp was a main cash crop that was used to make rope and other textiles in Pennsylvania’s distant past; the state even has a township called Hempfield Township in Westmoreland County named after -- you guessed it, hemp fields! While Pennsylvania works on [ ... ]Read more
Hemp is really coming into its own in the United States, and cultivators are popping up in more and more states as the uses, effects, and future uses of the cannabis plant are studied more. Despite the fact that hemp is not psychoactive, outdated laws in the United [ ... ]Read more
Let’s face it, smoking anything can harm your lungs and lead to complications. Although the effects of marijuana smoking on the lungs are less harmful that tobacco smoking overall, there are still side effects and unpleasant results for [ ... ]Read more
Yes. Yes, they can. I can’t believe this, but up until a few days ago, I had never heard of hemp plastic! Have you heard of it? What have you heard, and when did you first hear it? I was so excited about the prospect of a plastic material that wouldn’t [ ... ]Read more
"Top 10 Myths about Cannabis"
Okay, let’s get this one out of the way right now. Cannabis is not the devil, despite what your granny might have told you. Here’s a quick rundown of the early 1900s and how cannabis was used and prohibited:
1600s to 1890s: Domestic hemp was used for [ ... ]Read more
I wanted to try something different this week – my favorite part of my job is the people that respond to my articles – people who are often looking for help, advice, or just want to share their experiences and thoughts with me. This is the stuff that [ ... ]Read more
We know that cannabis has been around for time immemorial – by which I mean our knowledge of cannabis extends beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition. According to the DEA museum, the first written record of cannabis was from 2727 B.C.E when [ ... ]Read more
Well, I couldn’t help myself! That hemp CBD-infused chai came out so well last week that I had to try another recipe. This one is probably familiar to most people who are reading this, and is a staple of both the cannabis culture and celebrations [ ... ]Read more
Since cannabis and hemp have been used for at least the past 10,000 years by people in medicinal, spiritual, and fiber capacities, it should come as no surprise to anyone that even the seeds of the cannabis plant are medicinal [ ... ]Read more
The short answer is, lots of people. Okay, this article is going to get political, so get ready. Every cannabis news organization is waiting on pins and needles for negative and positive reports about what the current U.S. presidential [ ... ]Read more
Is President Trump just looking for a place to get in to the cannabis industry? I don’t know – but I think it’s likely. The reasons I believe this are: 1) he’s a businessman at heart, 2) he hasn’t condemned or even said much about the [ ... ]Read more
Tikkun olam is a Hebrew rabbinical phrase, meaning “acts of kindness performed to perfect or repair the world.” What a beautiful, hopeful concept to learn at a time when so many important concepts are being demonized or eradicated by the new U.S. [ ... ]Read more
This is the beginning of a new series I’ve always wanted to write, which brings CBD oil into the kitchen and lets you infuse your own food. I realize many people don’t have time for this, and why bother when there are so many delicious options [ ... ]Read more
Hemp CBD oil is the source of new and old scientific studies surrounding the cannabis plant and the ways in which it may improve the health of the body and mind in humans and animals. Over the years of limited cannabis studies, many ideas [ ... ]Read more
The many benefits of hemp CBD oil are a recent development for most of the United States; meanitng that most of us didn’t realize that hemp CBD oil could be helpful in helping to regulate our bodies systems or to keep disease or illness symptoms [ ... ]Read more
There has been a lot of talk in the media lately about hemp and whether it is legal. The answer is, yes. Yes, it is. According to the 2014 Farm Bill (also known as the Agricultural Act of 2014) signed by Barack Obama, industrial hemp can be grow in any [ ... ]Read more
Well, we’re finally making some progress – and it looks like President Trump has finally begun addressing the marijuana industry instead of ignoring it. As with most things concerning the new Trump administration, there are [ ... ]Read more
While industrial hemp and hemp-derived CBD oil is legal in the United States today, it wasn’t always that way. At the beginning of the 20th century (the 1920s and 1930s to be exact, hemp began a slow (and never quite complete) spiral into illegality as a result [ ... ]Read more
We know that hemp CBD oil can be beneficial to people and to animals, and we know that cannabinoids like CBD and THC bind to cannabis receptors all over our bodies – but how does the extract get from the cannabis plant to us? What’s the process, and how [ ... ]Read more
Humans are not the only animals on the planet that can benefit from CBD oil – almost every animal alive on Earth has an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that responds to CBD and THC. If you’re like me, you care about animals, they are a part of your life, and a part of your [ ... ]Read more
In the world of nutrition, hemp has always been a central player, but no more so than it is today. As marijuana prohibition ends and more and more people look into the healing and healthy qualities of cannabis, hemp has become more and more a part of healthy [ ... ]Read more
Marijuana is coming to Texas, and there’s no stopping it. Medical marijuana is already present in 28 states, and no less than 8 states and the District of Columbia have the freedom to buy or grow recreational marijuana. In 2017, five bills in the Texas [ ... ]Read more
Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the non-psychoactive components found in marijuana, has been declared as medicine by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The form of CBD that has been approved is oil, [ ... ]Read more
The fight is on! You may have heard that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a new rule to create a new drug code for marijuana extracts -- and you would be right. Although spokespeople from the DEA itself say the [ ... ]Read more
Hemp oil (also known as CBD oil, extracted from hemp seeds and hemp flower) has been used in human diets for “hundreds of years,” according to a 2010 study. Hemp seed and hemp oil is considered an excellent source of essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids which [ ... ]Read more
Recently, the DEA added a new Administration Controlled Substances Code Number for "marijuana extract" where there wasn't one before. Before you go off all half-cocked and angry, read this. The DEA decision does not mean that the government intends to treat [ ... ]Read more
Despite her role in the Twilight movies (based on some of the most teen-angsty novels of the past decade), Kristen Stewart has begun to come into her own as a Hollywood fixture, letting her inner self shine through in more complicated and human roles like Billy [ ... ]Read more
If you haven’t heard about marijuana legalization by now, I suggest you crawl out from under your 2-ton rock and take a look around. A new day, nay, a new age is dawning in which cannabis prohibition is a thing of the past. This is the time for marijuana [ ... ]Read more
Long the battleground for the U.S.-Mexico-Latin-American drug war, Mexico is coming into its own as a more tolerant and independent nation in North America. At a time when the United States and Canada have become decidedly pro-marijuana legalization, Mexico has [ ... ]Read more
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Hemp has been around for thousands of years (12,000 at least, as the North American Industrial Hemp Council, Inc. noted – and it was once legal in the United States, used to make ship sails and other textiles and paper. (In fact, the word “canvass” – a [ ... ]Read more
Oregon is only one of many states that has legalized medical and recreational marijuana (the others are Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Washington, D.C., California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine). Oregon was one of the original pioneers in the space, however, [ ... ]Read more
So far in the United States, there are eight states and the District of Columbia that have approved medical and recreational marijuana – essentially making all marijuana and marijuana products legal. Those states are Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, [ ... ]Read more
In the past, marijuana legalization has not been a high priority in the great state of Texas. There have been five bills presented on the path to legalization, most of them centered on medical marijuana legalization and decriminalization for possession of small [ ... ]Read more
The fight for marijuana legalization has left hundreds of thousands of patients hanging in the balance; as more and more states legalize and reap the benefits of medical cannabis, recreational cannabis, and the green rush, patients and cannabis supporters are [ ... ]Read more
Cannabis: there are so many benefits and so few side effects, it’s taking the world and North America by storm; eight states (Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia have [ ... ]Read more
Are you passionate about blogging ? Are you Itching to write about hemp/CBD or related subjects ? Do you find yourself wanting to write about the hemp industry but feel that you don't have a safe launching board ?
Look No further, at Green Lotus Hemp we welcome any original content that [ ... ]Read more
By Maryam Henein | Posted on Aug 10, 2016CBD medical hemp oil is all the craze thanks to the benefits it offers, but do you know what to look for when choosing a brand?
The CBD medical oil industry is exploding. In fact, experts estimate it will be as profitable as the $13 billion National Football [ ... ]Read more
27 July 2016hemp experts, hemp oil
There’s a lot of crappy CBD oil products out there.
The sad part is, there’s no easy way for consumers to know who or what to trust. Barely in its infancy, the CBD market is still largely unregulated, quality control is meager at best, and consumers [ ... ]Read more
Original Source: https://hoban.law (reposted abstract with permission from copyright holder)
Hoban surmises, "The feeling is that this is an action beyond the DEA's authority and we believe this is unlawful and we are taking a course of action for our clients. This Final Rule serves to threaten [ ... ]Read more
I will touch only on domestically grown hemp as that is what our company works with. Imported hemp products are another story and if they are from stalk resin are in clear violation of the CSA. It is our position that the Farm Bill is a federal enacted [ ... ]Read more
by Paul Fassa
Health Impact News
Medical marijuana has two primary cannabinoids that are medicinally proven and understood to some extent, THC and CBD. They can both regulate each other and cooperate harmoniously.
THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive cannabinoid. CBD or cannabidiol was the [ ... ]Read more
From forbes Magazine:
Logan Yonavjak (@Loganyon) makes a case for allowing farmers in the United States to grow hemp.
Industrial hemp was once a dominant crop on the American landscape. This hardy and renewable resource (one of the earliest domesticated plants known, with roots dating back to the Neolothic [ ... ]Read more
Over the years, marijuana has been gaining credibility for medicinal purposes. Although the drug is not available in most states, there are some legal, hemp-based alternatives sold as nutritional supplements that are available in all 50 states. More News Headlines Pot for Pets? DEA: New pot extract stronger, [ ... ]Read more
At 5 years old, young Charlotte Figi had been suffering roughly 300 grand mal seizures weekly for years when her father, Matt, looking for alternatives to her mostly unsuccessful traditional allopathic treatments, found a video online extolling the benefits of CBD oil in the treatment of Dravet Syndrome. [ ... ]Read more