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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 …

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HEMP TESTING 101: ANALYTICAL TESTING

HEMP TESTING 101: ANALYTICAL TESTING PROTOCOLS EXPLAINED AND EVALUATED Proper analytical testing of industrial hemp is an important facet of this growing industry.  The companies that are planning to conquer this industry will have to know the in’s and out’s of the entire realm of hemp testing. This article specifically …

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Hemp In The New Porsche 718

By Damon Lowney The Dude abides: New Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport gets more horsepower (and hemp) Porsche Club of America Porsche, in a quest for the sustainable use of raw materials, has made the doors and the rear spoiler out of natural, organic fiber composites — ingredients include flax …

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