Category Archives: Hemp 101

FARMERS FRIDAY | PRODUCT EARTH, BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 23 – 25 AUGUST

The UK’s Premier Hemp, CBD and Cannabis event is starting Friday week! Product Earth is now in it’s fourth year and has gathered unstoppable momentum. This year they have taken over the spectacular National Agricultural Exhibition Centre at Stoneleigh Park. They have partnered with the British Hemp Association and The ASTM will also be speaking to produce an event that

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Farmers Friday | Hemp Benchmark’s JULY 2019 SPOT PRICE INDEX REPORT

Bringing transparency and efficiency to cultivators, processors, purchasers, investors, traders, and other hemp market participants through validated, standardised wholesale price benchmarks and market intelligence. Hemp Benchmarks ​Spot Price Index Report The hemp market is poised for massive growth with unprecedented interest from farmers, processors and consumers, fuelled in part by the extraordinary demand for CBD-based products. Make Informed Business Decisions With Confidence

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FARMERS FRIDAY | CBD & ASTM land preparation standard

Standards developer ASTM International is proposing land preparation benchmarks for the CBD value chain, and inviting stakeholders to provide input to the quality assurance effort.   “Creating a standard to ensure land is properly prepared for the cultivation of hemp is essential,” said Dustin Robinson, an ASTM member and attorney at Florida, USA-based Mr. Cannabis Law. “As the cannabis industry grows,

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | PROJECT CBD’s DOSAGE GUIDE

Optimizing one’s therapeutic use; thanks to Martin Lee @ PROJECT CBD High dose? Low dose? CBD? THC? Optimising one’s therapeutic use of cannabis may take some experimentation. BY MARTIN A. LEE ON MAY 16, 2018 (UPDATED ON APRIL 1, 2019) It can be relatively easy to experience medical benefits from cannabis. A puff or two of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-rich flower can do the trick for a lot

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Wednesday Report: FDA Hearing 31st May 2019/ Cannabis-Derived Compounds

“The Food and Drug Administration is announcing a public hearing to obtain scientific data and information about the safety, manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale of products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds” PUBLIC HEARING Scientific Data and Information about Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds; Public HearingMAY 31, 2019 On This Page Event Information Event Materials Date:May 31, 2019Time:May

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Farmers Friday: The Need for Cannabis Standards

ASTM Standardization News FULL ARTICLES AND THANKS TO THE ASTM: https://www.astm.org/standardization-news/?q=features/need-cannabis-standards-mj17.html New cannabis committee addresses industry demands for standards that support consistent testing, personnel training, and more. BY JACK MAXWELL The notion of a robust global cannabis industry — with branded products, corporate stakeholders, and government regulations at various levels — would have been unthinkable just a few decades ago. Yet

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Wednesday Report @ TheHempClub.co.uk | Cannabidiol and Contributions of Major Hemp Phytocompounds to the “Entourage Effect”

Gerhard Nahler, Trevor M Jones, and Ethan B Russo ABSTRACT “Cannabidiol (CBD) is the primary cannabinoid in “fibre-type” cannabis chemovars (hemp) and the subject of intensive research. In addition to cannabinoids, Cannabis sativa species produce several hundreds of other phytocompounds such as terpenes and phenolic compounds that can produce a wide variety of effects and are claimed to modify the

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