Lifestyle & Fashion

Curaleaf’s, Outstanding Rare Leveraged Buyout Deal Sets New Example for Marijuana Industry

Bring on cannabis leveraged buyouts? Multistate operator Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA; OTCQB: CURLF) on Dec. 28 announced the acquisition of Bloom Dispensaries, a private, integrated Arizona marijuana operator, in a deal valued at $211 million. Here are the basics: Bloom has four retail dispensaries, in Phoenix, Tucson, Peoria and Sedona, and two adjacent cultivation and processing facilities totaling …

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Lemoal Lemoal Builds First Ever Hempcrete Building in France: Step Forward Towards Sustainable Development

Paris studio Lemoal Lemoal has used hempcrete blocks to build the Pierre Chevet sports centre in France, which the studio believes is the country’s first public building built from the biomaterial. Named Pierre Chevet, the 380 square-metre sports hall is located in the town of Croissy-Beaubourg near Paris. The sports hall has hempcrete block walls Lemoal Lemoal used the building as an opportunity to experiment …

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GreenPee Company Installs Hemp-Based Urinals in Amsterdam to Put an Halt to “Wild Peeing”

Dutch company GreenPee has installed eight hemp-filled sustainable urinals in Amsterdam to combat an increase in people urinating in the streets after the coronavirus lockdown ended. Amsterdam council rushed to install the public urinals in the city centre as tourists returned and pubs reopened. Users urinate into the openings on the sides of the GreenPee planters, which have an internal tank filled with hemp …

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Researchers Refers Reddit to Understand What Kinds of Marijuana Posts Influenced Legalization Attitudes

Social media is a powerful tool in shaping political discourse, and a recent study that examined Reddit posts spanning over a decade sheds light on exactly what kinds of conversations may have influenced the public’s shift in support of marijuana legalization. A Brown University researcher used machine learning to analyze more than three million Reddit …

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Berlin Public Transit Offers Edible Hemp Infused Tickets For Riders Rejuvenation

Berlin’s public transit authority is hoping to take the stress out of holiday travel with promotional hemp-infused tickets that riders can eat. The cannabis publicity stunt doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that the newly sworn-in German coalition government has separately committed to legalizing marijuana nationwide. And the tickets are infused with hemp oil …

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Hempcrete Model home is a blueprint for sustainable, affordable housing in India

A startup in India’s Uttarakhand state has completed a hemp-based home it hopes will serve as a model for the expansion of sustainable, affordable housing in the state’s northeastern Himalaya region. Green builders and materials supplier Gohemp Agroventures, based in Faldakot, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand near the Himalayan foothills, said the region can reduce dependence on …

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Eco-Friendly Wear

Hemp Clothing Brands for Sustainable Eco-Friendly Wear

Cannabis is the original and only “true hemp.” Last century several fiber plants chose on such major kinds of hemp: Musa textilis is Manila hemp which is known as abaca; Agave fourcroydes L. is Sisal hemp is henequen; Phormium Tenax is New Zealand hemp; Furcraea foetida is Mauritius; Hibiscus cannabinus is deccan hemp; Crotolaria juncea is Sunn hemp; Corchorus capsularis …

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The Fashion Industry

Why does the fashion industry need to turn on hemp?

Cannabis is the original and only “true hemp.” Last century several fiber plants chose such major kinds of hemp: Musa textilis is Manila hemp which is known as abaca; Agave fourcroydes L. is Sisal hemp is henequen; Phormium Tenax is New Zealand hemp; Furcraea foetida is Mauritius; Hibiscus cannabinus is deccan hemp; Crotolaria juncea is Sunn hemp; Corchorus capsularis L. also …

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