Day: January 31, 2022

Soil Testing Can Help Certain Better Output in Outdoor Hemp Cultivation, Veteran Farm Strategies

Hemp farmers need to check the market and stop using below-average fields for the new commodity, according to a longtime producer who kicked off a collaboration between the federal government and Cornell University to advance the young industry. Jeffrey Kostuik, general manager and head of sales for Hemp Genetics International in Russell, Manitoba, said that …

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What is Delta-8 THC & How It Effects Your Body?

Imagine a cannabinoid with around half the potency of THC and produces fewer psychotropic effects. Sound ideal? That’s what Delta 8-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is. It’s a cannabinoid with a different chemical structure to Delta 9 THC. This means it affects the body differently, producing less of the high or stoned feeling that many cannabis consumers seek.  …

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Adult Use Marijuana Sales Likely to Descend in Canada

Analysts Cut Short Of Millions from Tilray, Canopy, Aurora in 2022 Analysts have slashed hundreds of millions of dollars off their 2022 sales forecasts for three Canadian cannabis producers, reflecting an increasingly competitive landscape across the adult-use industry, falling overall prices and poor execution by some executive teams. Lowered expectations for those producers – New …

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Study Finds Medical Cannabis Can Reduce Opioid Use in Osteoarthritis Patients

Over one third of osteoarthritis patients stopped using prescription opioids after beginning medical cannabis treatment, finds a new study. Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, have found that medical cannabis reduces opioid prescriptions for patients with osteoarthritis and improves pain and quality of life. The study examined 40 patients with chronic osteoarthritis pain, who were medically certified to use …

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Research, Hemp based Rebar an Alternative to Replace Steel in Construction

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA) say they have developed a hemp‐based rebar reinforcing technology for cement construction. Alexandros Tsamis, assistant professor of architecture and associate director of the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology, and Dan Walczyk, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Manufacturing Innovation Center, say the hemp-based natural fiber-reinforced thermoplastic rebar …

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