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Hemp concrete is something from the earth,
combined with something grown in the earth,
which shelters you and is good for your health.
Hemp concrete is perhaps the best alternative building material I have stumbled across yet. I have investigated straw bales, adobe, sun fired bricks, concrete blocks, and used shipping containers. None of these have the long-lasting health and environmental benefits that hemp offers.
Hemp concrete is a bio-composite material made from a resin matrix with natural hemp fibers for reinforcement. The resin in hemp concrete is made from lime (possibly including natural hydraulic lime, sand, and volcanic ash… Continue reading
Thousands of Californians and visitors waited in line this morning to purchase their first legal recreational marijuana in the state.
Thanks to Proposition 64, as of January 1st, 2018, California’s cannabis legalization is now a fact!
One of the largest purveyors of cannabis in California, Harborside in Oakland opened at 6am and was soon packed to capacity. Operating as a medical marijuana dispensary for many years, Harborside, along with many other medical dispensaries, have chosen to sell recreational marijuana as well now. The only difference besides needing a medical recommendation for medical cannabis (yes, prop 215 is still in effect), is the price. Medical cannabis is not taxed as high as recreational, which adds 15% to the retail cost as well as taxes at the wholesale level. Continue reading
So, you got a fat sack from your friend, do you have any idea what’s in there besides those choice nugs?
Did you know there’s a huge chance that it’s got a fair share of mold spores, fungicide residue and most likely some pesticide. The kind of thing a lab can test for, and prevent you from getting sick from the use of it.
Bud damaged by mold.
Sad, but it’s true. Since California passed it’s ‘legalization’ law last year, many dispensaries and manufacturers of cannabis products have begun testing their cannabis. Some have in fact quietly pulled product from… Continue reading
A new scientific study on the effects of cannabis on mice of varying ages showed that mature and older mice exhibited vastly improved memory and cognitive abilities when given a daily dose of cannabis extract. The change was so drastic, the older mice performed as well as drug-free young mice in memory tests.
Unexpectedly, younger mice who were given the same dose, performed worse on the same tests than the older mice who were given cannabis.
“These results reveal a profound, long-lasting improvement of cognitive performance resulting from a low dose of THC treatment in mature and old animals,” the scientists write. The boost in brain function was linked to an apparent restoration of gene expression in the brain to more youthful levels.
It seems marijuana can unite us after all!
A May Day protest in Seattle had a different flavor when anti-Trump/anti-fascist protesters lit up a few joints with Trump supporters and for a brief moment cannabis helped them transcended their political differences.
As Bob Marley once said, “Herb is the healing of a nation”, so perhaps it’s time we focus on what we have in common, rather than letting “them” divide and control us.