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E.U.: “Hempseed oil is exempt but one of the naturally-occurring chemicals in it is not”

Hempseed oil is exempt but one of the naturally-occurring chemicals in it is not… by Richard Rose Hemp Flower Products such as Hempseed and the extract Hempseed oil are authorized Novel Foods under Catalogue v1.1, exempt from registration as new Novel foods due to demonstrated consumption in member states prior to May 1997. Naturally incidental …

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Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast

NATURE By Elie Dolgin The feat, described on 27 February in Nature, turns a sugar in brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) called galactose into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive compound in cannabis (Cannabis sativa). The altered yeast can also produce cannabidiol (CBD), another major cannabinoid that’s attracted attention lately for its potential therapeutic benefits, including its …

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Richard Rose, Hemp Pioneer, Sounds Off On The Farm Bill

By Malcolm MacKinnon For nearly, four decades Richard Rose has been an innovator in the natural food industry, starting with soy food products like TofuRella, Cottage Tofu Salad, and LeTofu, which were sold internationally. In 1994, he turned from soy to hempseed. His company HempNut Inc. was the first Best Practices hempseed foods company in …

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It’s Time To Take Off These Federal Chains

The people have spoken. The polls now show that 6 in 10 Americans believe we should legalize Cannabis for adult use. Even more are in support of doctors recommending hemp-based CBD medicines. The 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp after a long 81 years of being grouped with marijuana – federally chained behind bars with other Schedule 1 prison …

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A Practitioner’s View of PTSD: Cannabis for Healing Spiritual Trauma

By Cristala Mussato-Allen L.M.T., the Cannabis Curandera Copyright Protected©2015-2019 Over the past thirty years, countless people have tried to understand the type of massage I practice. Many are acquainted with mainstream types of bodywork such as shiatsu, sports or Swedish techniques, but are mystified regarding massage to heal spiritual wounds. Although I am a licensed …

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In G.O.D. We Rust-The Beauty of UnIntelligent Design

From Cells to Societies: A Dynamic Fractal Dr. Robert Melamede, Ph.D. drbobmelamede@me.com Phoenix Tears Foundation, Denver CO, USA; CannaHealth Labs, Colorado Springs CO; Second Chance, Ecuador; CannaSapiens, Belgrade Serbia; Nostic Cannabis Cluster, Kingston Jamaica Abstract What if the standard random mutation-based view of the evolution of species and cancers is incomplete to the extent that it …

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Denver to Vacate Low-Level Marijuana Convictions That Occurred Before Legalization

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (D) is ordering a “citywide” effort to vacate and expunge low-level marijuana convictions from residents’ criminal records. “For too long, the lives of low-income residents and those living in our communities of color have been negatively affected by low-level marijuana convictions,” the Democrat said in a statement on Tuesday, according to …

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Proposed hemp regulations continue the racist legacy of the US war on drugs

By Jenni Avins Until recently, hemp—the name for a cannabis plant bred to have little to no THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)—has been far less exciting in the popular imagination than its psychotropic sister, marijuana. But CBD (cannabidiol), the naturally occurring chemical compound found in both cannabis and hemp, has caught fire (so to speak) in the wellness world. …

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The Colorado Hemp Fix-it Initiative of 2020

Richard Rose Pioneer in the Hemp Food Industry for 24 Years. Consult the Consultant your Consultant consults. Colorado’s recent Amendment X was one of the oddest and most-divisive hemp laws in years. Pushed not by hemp farmers, or hemp breeders, or hemp processors, or hemp activists, it was instead pushed by Legislators in the Colorado statehouse who apparently didn’t like the …

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All Americans should be able to grow and benefit from hemp!

“One of many needed fixes to the Farm Bill” -Jason Lauve From FarmBillFix.com Senator McConnell’s Hemp Amendment proposed as part of the Senate Farm Bill is an important piece of legislation to support. But a recent change to the Hemp Amendment has created great concern in the US hemp industry: the change excludes Americans convicted of felonies involving controlled …

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