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Diane Nebolon Silver: Mysteries of the Binary Veil

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Diane Nebolon Silver: Linnie Canal, oil on hemp, 24 x 28 in., 2016. Painter, sculptor, and installation artist Diane Nebolon Silver takes divergent p...

7 Amazing Super Foods You Need to Know About

Melissa Meyers | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Meyers

We keep reading about how important superfoods are to include in your diet. What exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superf...

Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To 'Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt'

The Huffington Post | Liz Adetiba | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) renewed his efforts to end the federal ban on industrial hemp cultivation in a speech delivered Thursday. Under the federal Co...

3 Seeds to Add to Your Smoothies for Optimal Health

Jessi Andricks | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

To add these to your smoothies, simply pick your favorite recipe and blend them in. Use about a tbsp of your chosen seeds, opting for just one variety of seeds per smoothie. These are also great for adding to oatmeal, granola, baked goods or sprinkled over yogurt.

Mulberry Diaries: Tales of Urban Farming

Tara Fass | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Tara Fass

Speckled with light, French Impressionist Edouard Vuillard, First Fruits, 1899, Norton Simon Museum The tree at the center of this oil painting looke...

9 Ways to Use Hemp Oil In Body Care (And Why You'd Want To)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Lisa Bronner, writer of the blog Going Green with a Bronner Mom There are a lot of superlative claims about hemp oil: most unsatur...

Chateau Gardens for a Desperate Century

Frank Browning | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Frank Browning

This year 20 teams of landscape architects and gardeners garden addressed the theme, Gardens of the Century To Come. It stands apart from other festivals of recent years. For many reasons.

Cannabis Rap Can Teach!

Brigitte Mars | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics
Brigitte Mars

Can a rap song teach us about all of the uses of cannabis in a positive and uplifting way? Listen to get a delightful education about this multi-useful herb.

Industrial Hemp Comes To Capitol Hill, Dude

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Under the intense gaze of former Speaker Sam Rayburn’s marble statue, roughly 50 industrial hemp supporters held an expo on Capitol Hill Tuesday to ...

Marijuana News From the Budget Bill

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Marijuana legal reforms are now becoming if not commonplace in Washington, at least solidly within the realm of the conceivable. Both Republicans and Democrats are beginning to realize that big changes need to be made in the federal government's decades-long War On Weed.

Bernie Sanders' Stance on Marijuana Can Pave the Way For Pollution Free Transportation

Wade Norris | Posted 10.29.2015 | Denver
Wade Norris

However there is something profoundly revolutionary about this -- by providing a way for Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin Hemp to be a legal product for its various uses, from paper, to clothes, biofuel, food and especially reducing our carbon by CO2 absorption.

Goodbye Cotton, Hello Hemp?

John Converse Townsend | Posted 10.28.2015 | Green
John Converse Townsend

About 20 million tons of cotton are produced each and every year, making it far and away the world's most profitable non-food crop. But it's resource intensive in a big way.

Matt Ramos

House Votes In Favor Of Medical Marijuana Protections | Matt Ramos | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize an amendment that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal in...

North Dakota Takes Bold Step Forward On Commercial Hemp Industry

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) signed a bill into law on Friday that lays the groundwork for a commercial hemp industry and explicitly cuts the ...

"Only the Best of Hemp" for Your...Gelato?

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Regina Varolli

Don't be surprised when the newest flavor at your local gelateria is cannabis, because Italian gelato and pastry products giant MEC3 of Rimini, Italy ...

Dr. Bronner's Year-End Report from the Front Lines of the Fight for Cannabis Reform and GMO Labeling

David Bronner | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
David Bronner

Both cannabis policy reform and the movement to label genetically engineered foods in the United States made huge strides in 2014. Major battles were won, some narrowly lost, but ultimately victory is inevitable.

Matt Ferner

Congress Just Gave Historic Support To Medical Marijuana, Hemp | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

States with legal hemp cultivation and medical marijuana programs just got historic support from Congress. Included in the federal spending bill re...

Why Oregon Is About to Be the Poster Child for How to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

Doug Fine | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green
Doug Fine

What we're seeing in the Pacific Northwest is a future for humanity, if these modes catch on, that isn't bleak. As a patriot, a father, and a cannabis researcher, I can say with confidence that Measure 91 is part and parcel of that journey to a stronger, safer, healthier America.

Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery and Many Things You Haven't Yet Imagined

Doug Fine | Posted 12.20.2014 | Green
Doug Fine

Get ready for an entire hemp market sector that will be included in the top-of-the-hour business wraps. The reality of hemp on the ground as its first federally authorized crop in the 21st century is harvested has exceeded even my most sanguine expectations.

Thomas Jefferson's Favorite Plant Is Back in American Soil

Doug Fine | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics
Doug Fine

The crop is more valuable today than it was then. We should be waving flags and holding parades for the farmers ready to plant the crop that Thomas Jefferson called "vastly desirable." I know I'm ready. To cheer, and to plant.

The Other Big Legalization Battle | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green

It's a crazy-useful plant that's good for the environment....

Ryan J. Reilly

26 Things You'll See At The Cannabis Industry's First Big Conference | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting its first annual Cannabis Business Summit at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver ...

Making History This Week With Hemp

Ben Droz | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Ben Droz

Industrial Hemp has emerged somewhat quietly yet increasing quickly as an issue across the country over the past several years. For American consumers, Hemp has gone from rope and burlap to a wide variety of new products from high protein superfoods to building materials for homes.

Ryan Grim

Senate Takes Bipartisan Shot At Drug Enforcement Administration | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Senate Appropriations Committee voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to block efforts by the Drug Enforcement Administration to crack dow...

The "Other" Hemp

Erin Schrode | Posted 08.03.2014 | Green
Erin Schrode

"Weed." "Pot." "Marijuana." The answers began pouring out. College kids are familiar with the five-leaf hemp plant, but only as a drug. The "other" he...