Film - The world’s leading scientists, physicians, attorneys, politicians and environmental activists expose the corruption and dangers surrounding the widespread use of GMOs.
Marco Torres – Hemp is often mistaken for its cannabis cousin, marijuana, even though smoking an entire garbage bag of hemp would not produce an altered state of consciousness.
Wes Annac – What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says the word ‘hemp’?
Keri Blakinger, Substance Waking Times This article was originally featured at Substance.com and reprinted here with permission. Fancy yourself a connoisseur of all things weed? Then see whether this trip from ancient China to modern Alaska takes you anywhere unexpected. What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and well over 100 million […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. They’re presenting their research, which a Canadian start-up company is working […]
Eddy Lepp, Cannabis Now Waking Times Oh, the joy and heartbreak of being here in Colorado. It is somewhat ironic that the Feds would send me here, to the only state that has made sales of marijuana completely legal, not only for its own citizens but also those just passing through. I am serving a […]
Dr. Mercola Waking Times Marijuana has been legalized in a number of US states; 20 states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes; two states—Colorado and Washington state—also permit recreational use. Certain forms of cannabis are actually very potent medicine, with few or no psychoactive effects. In California, medical marijuana has been legal for 18 years. […]
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Activists have been shouting they want an end to GMO foods for more than a decade now, and Cannabis Sattiva L. supporters have been at it for even longer, so why has the US government finally given farmers the right to legally grow industrial hemp, the non-hallucinatory, sister plant of […]
Researchers Find Hemp Seed Oil A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds For The Food and Cosmetic Industry
Mae Chan, Prevent Disease Waking Times Hempseed oil provides significant amounts of the more rare ‘super’ polyunsaturated fatty acids, notably gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and stearidonic acid (SDA). Researchers writing in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that hempseed oil may be full of potentially beneficial compounds including plant sterols and omega-3 fatty acids, […]
Thomas Prade, The Conversation Waking Times Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting fossil resources and it can mitigate climate change. But some biofuel crops have bad environmental effects: they use too much water, displace people and create more emissions than they save. This has […]
Carolanne Wright, Guest Waking Times Hemp. Just the word conjures images of the Drug Enforcement Administration and political battles. But industrial hemp is a far cry from marijuana and contains almost zero THC. An ancient crop, hemp has served humanity since 2000 BCE — providing fibers for cloth and rope, building materials and paper. It’s also an […]
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times In a major victory for US farmers, activists, and those who advocate the many uses of industrial hemp, the first commercial crop of hemp to be cultivated in the United States in almost 6 decades was recently harvested in Colorado. Although different from the psychoactive plant cannabis, due to […]
Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Hemp is a tall, beautiful and gracious looking annual plant that can reach heights over twelve feet. Although hemp (cannabis sativa) and marijuana (cannabis sativa var. indica) come from a similar species of plant, they are very different and confusion has been caused by deliberate misinformation with far reaching […]
Jeffrey Green, Guest Writer Waking Times Hemp is perhaps the answer to most problems in the world. Ambitious, yes. An exaggeration, no. If grown extensively, its diverse uses can be of significant value to the environment, the economy, world hunger, personal health, and so much more. For the environment, hemp can reduce deforestation, pesticide use, […]
Kent Mao, Contributor Waking Times Hemp and marijuana seem to be popular topics in today’s society since legalization measures were passed in Colorado and Washington last November. While it’s common to hear advocates proclaim the medical benefits of marijuana, studies have shown that hemp seeds can also provide a number of health advantages as well, […]
Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times Cancer. It’s one word that no one wants to hear in their diagnosis. It is certain that most of us in one way or another have been touched by cancer or know someone who has. However, cancer is no longer a guaranteed early death sentence. Cancer research has come […]
Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times According to the PTSD Alliance, more than 13 million Americans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (approximately 5 percent of the population). PTSD (also known as ‘battle fatigue’ or ‘shellshock’) is a severe anxiety disorder. One definition describes PTSD as the invasive recall of the traumatic event/s. It is […]
Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times The topic of hemp is often a confusing one, and I am frequently asked questions regarding industrial hemp, so here are a few ‘myth-breakers’ I’ve compiled that answer some of those queries. 1. Industrial hemp is marijuana.~ False. Industrial hemp is not marijuana, it is a different plant. Both […]
Yolanda Bertaud, MSOM, HHP, CH., Guest Writer Waking Times Let’s start out with it’s un-refutable qualities, how resourceful and versatile this God given plant and why are we so deprived of it… As for health, this is literally a well kept source of information that has been proven to do miraculous results. A recommended good read is “Hemp for Health: The […]
Barbara H. Peterson, Farms Wars Waking Times Let’s get this straight. There is cannabis, and there is CANNABIS. One has relatively no THC levels, and the other does. It’s like two dogs – one a Chihuahua, the other a Great Dane. Same species, different breeds. The one with higher levels of THC is normally referred […]
Aaron Jackson, Guest Writer Waking Times Before you start growing your own hemp plants, it is worthwhile to read up on the history of hemp growing in the US. At one time it was legal. Not only was it legal, the law required the growing of it. According to the book Healthy Oils, hemp is another […]