Category Archives: Hemp 101

THE FUTURE OF FIBRE | The definitive map of hemp’s full potential

Hemp Manifesto 1. EU Member States should allocate part of direct subsidies for the develop- ment of hemp production.2. The contribution to the environment of the hemp plant should be recognized and the use of hemp for carbon farming encouraged. 3. Member States should not apply drug control laws to hemp and its deriva- tives as long as THC limits

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | high vibe, plant based ingredients for youthful skin

By Shadi Ramey | Published 15th June 2020 THERE IS A DARK SIDE TO MAKEUP “A majority of makeup has a history of harming animals, while mineral makeup is friable, which has affects on our planet andbodies“ Her products are 100% chef created, plant based, organic, gluten, GMO, and cruelty free. All formulations can be made vegan, however she does

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UK Industrial Hemp| Two Farmers Outlooks and Knowledge + Home Office Requirements

WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING HEMP? | Nick Voase. Since 2002 Industrial hemp has many environmental benefits – some are directly due the use of the various parts of the plant by industry or pet owners, others are due to the reduction in use of oil-derived products and some as a consequence of growing hemp. Hemp requires no pesticides in

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FARMERS FRIDAY | The Hemp Club is proud to be partnered with the Farm Business Innovation Show 2019!

The Hemp Club is once again happy to be partnered with Europe’s largest trade show for diversifying your farming needs and increasing revenue; Farm Business Innovation 2019. Get your free tickets HERE The show takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 6th and 7th of November. Save the date for what promises to be bigger and better than

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FARMERS FRIDAY| HEMP BENCHMARKS AUGUST REPORT

Hemp Benchmarks® is an independent Price Reporting Agency (PRA). Their goal is to bring price transparency to wholesale hemp markets in order to allow businesses to operate with confidence and efficiency. They do not have physical or financial exposure to the commodities that we assess, and therefore do not profit from liquidity, volumes or price movement, avoiding the potential for

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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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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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ICCI Webinar | CBD and Hemp Regulations in the European Market with Tomas Sadilek

30th May 2019 @ 09:00 UK TIME 10:00 AM EST 11:00 AM EDT 17:00 CEST The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute is proud to present its second online webinar with Tomas Sadilek, ICCIs Director of Governmental Affairs. The title of the webinar is: CBD & Hemp Regulations in the European Market. The webinar will provide guidance to understand current CBD

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | |Fluence Bioengineering:

THEO TEKSTRA is on the team and MedMEM’s facility Fluence continues to expand across Europe. The science-based approach Fluence takes to horticulture requires clear communications based on product and application benefits. To that end, Theo Tekstra, is joining Fluence by OSRAM as Product Marketing Manager for the EMEA region. Theo has overseen disruptive product introduction into the hydroponics market for a

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FARMERS FRIDAY | UNDERSTANDING HOW INDUSTRIAL HEMP FITS INTO OUR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE 

Industrial Hemp Pilot-Program INTRODUCTION The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) created the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to research the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp in North Dakota. The goal was to increase the understanding of how industrial hemp fits into the current agricultural landscape, and investigate how it may contribute to the economy of North Dakota. LEGAL

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Green-Tech-Tuesday |ANNOUNCING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF HEMP BIOPLASTIC: Press Release update

PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF HEMP BIOPLASTIC FOSSIL FUEL BASEDPLASTIC POLLUTION NOW REDUCED TO A DESIGN DECISION _______________________________________________ New Cannabis based plastics move to take over big oilplastics. Alternative Hemp Polymers now competitive with raw resin. Feb 7, 2019 Boulder, Colorado.   February 7, 2014 marked the passing of the original Federal Farm Bill, inviting new agricultural freedoms and

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Medical Mondays @ TheHempClub.co.uk

What is the cannabinoid receptor-2 (CB2). Similar to CB1, CB2 is a G protein receptor that serves as a target for endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids. These CB2 receptors are primarily immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory. They are expressed on the cell membranes of B cells, T cells and macrophages. When signaled, CB2 receptors are generally inhibitory to immune cell activation. Expression of CB2

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CBD THURSDAY @ THeHempClub.co.uk

DR. ETHAN RUSSO: CBD, THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT AND THE MICROBIOME Please click here or the image to see The Cannabis Conversation with Ethan Russo and Martin Lee In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD Director, Martin A. Lee, discusses the benefits of CBD, the “entourage effect” and the microbiome with Dr. Ethan Russo. A neurologist, scientist, and widely published

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Saturday Special | THE EIHA’s POSITION ON HEMP EXTRACTS

EIHA PRESENTATION ON HEMP EXTRACT BY: Lorenza Romanese EIHA Managing Director Daniel Kruse, Board Member Tony Reeves, Advisory Committee 12 March 2019, WG PAFF Committee Who is EIHA and who do they represent: • Originally formed almost 19 years ago; officially founded in 2005. Based in Brussels and Cologne • The only pan-European consortium in the industrial hemp sector •

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FARMERS FRIDAY | ‘Channel Island Farmers are interested in growing medicinal cannabis’

PLANS are being made to convert greenhouses and other agricultural buildings into medicinal cannabis farms but growers are remaining tight-lipped due to the security and legal issues involved. Earlier this week the JEP revealed that the Island was planning to issue licences to grow the crop with the hope of raising hundreds of millions in revenue from exports and re-invigorating

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Green Tech Tuesday: Cold Pressed CBD HEMP OIL

Apex CBD Hemp Oil utilises the whole plant meaning the seeds, stems, and buds using cold pressed technology. Their proprietary extraction methods allow them to use no heat (Below 95 degrees), no toxic solvents or chemical’s in their processing methods. The oils you use every day for cooking, lotions, soaps, salves are extracted from seeds, fruits, vegetables, and nuts. From olive

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The Hemp Club 2018 Special | Recycling For The Future…or has it already arrived?

One of the largest CBD company’s CEO is stealthily backing a hemp plastics startup When President Donald Trump signed the farm bill into law Thursday, hemp production in the U.S. was made legal on a federal level for the first time in nearly a century. The bill’s passage was also a boon for manufacturers of therapeutic products containing the hemp-derived

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HEMP OIL FURRSDAY – 7 Benefits for Horses and Dogs

The Go-To Supplement For All Your Four-Legged Friends / by Nicholas Hill 6.12.18 1000 GMT Photos: by Cozmo Jenks Hemp Oil Benefits Improves: Skin, Hair and Bones Ensures your horse has healthy joints A frontline help for bringing down inflammation A solution to dry, itchy skin and an unhealthy coat Increases a horses vitality Feeds the brain and helps with

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Farmers Friday – Discover Hemp

DISCOVER THE HEMP PLANT Hemp could just be the light at the end of the tunnel for our ecological issues and can massively lessen our carbon print; giving us, at last, a guarantee to our indeterminate future. The building materials and textiles produced from its strands outweigh the uses of cotton and cotton’s destruction of our planet.  Hemp will also

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Hempflax and Sensi Seeds Help Italy

By  Tasha Smith  10.09.2018  –  Culture The REVIRIDE Hemp Project Could Protect Italy’s Industrial Heartland From Pollution / by TASHA SMITH Italy Reviride is an eco-project by the Italian company Hesalis, which decontaminates soil contaminated with industrial hemp and invites people to a healthier life. The goal is to turn Italy green again and stop rising cancer rates. In the footsteps

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CBD Has Gone Mainstream

POSTED ON OCTOBER 20, 2018NATURAL LIVING 🔊 Listen to Article CBD has gone mainstream – this is nullification in action.If there was ever any doubt, it completely vanished last month when Consumer Reports ran an article titled “How to Shop for CBD.” You don’t get much more mainstream than Consumer Reports. Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from cannabis – generally in the form of industrial hemp. It has

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What is THC? part I

PART I What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)? All most everyone knows that THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical substance in cannabis accountable for its euphoric high. But what more could there be to know about cannabis’ primary psychoactive component? Whether you ask yourself this as a newbie to the cannabis world or as a seasoned professional wanting to expand your knowledge

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Study of different extraction processes for hemp

FOR FULL JOURNAL Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652618330506 • Different processes were compared for the extraction of hemp oil. • SFE, Soxhlet, percolation, sonication, pyrolysis & treated processes were compared. • Comparisons were conducted in terms of physical, chemical & economic aspects. • Central composite design was used to optimize the SFE & sonication parameters. • SFE were observed as economical process followed

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As fields grow, Irish hemp farmers eye global market

Source: https://hemptoday.net/hemp-expands-in-ireland/ Marcus McCabe in hemp fields at Clones in County Monaghan, Ireland POSTED BY: HEMPTODAY OCTOBER 5, 2018 By Brian Houlihan | HempToday The Irish hemp industry continues to grow steadily, with 230 hectares (570 acres) of hemp sown this year in comparison to about 77 hectares (190 acres) in 2017. That’s an increase of 200% in 12 months.

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Everything you need to know about CBD oil

SOURCE AND A WHOLE LOT MORE:  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317221.php Last updated Fri 27 July 2018 By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT What is CBD oil? Benefits Legality Side effects Risks How to use People take or apply cannabidiol to treat a variety of symptoms, but its use is controversial. There is some confusion about what it

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The Abundance of Hemp’s Essential Nutrients

For the Full article please go to the Hemp Foods website Nutrition Hemp Nutrition Overview Hemp Seeds have been consumed as a staple food all over the world for thousands of years. They are an important dietary component because they contain an abundance of ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS that are: BALANCED – on their own they provide much of what your body needs without over-supplying some

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Growing Industrial Hemp in the UK

To apply for a licence please follow the two links below: Home Office Hemp Growers Information  Here follows important information for farmers: During February 2018 Defra ( The Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs) opened a Consultation on: Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit (click this link for the

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6 Common Myths and Controversies About High-CBD Cannabis

DR. DUSTIN SULAK March 12, 2018 (Nastasic/istock) Cannabidiol (CBD) is an exciting focus of medical research, popular media, and legislation related to cannabis. Its presence is becoming ubiquitous on the shelves of health food stores and search engine results for numerous medical conditions, but don’t believe everything you hear. While CBD is an incredibly safe and therapeutic component of cannabis, there

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