Cannabis, Hemp, Marijuana…

When people ask what the difference between hemp and marijuana is, I find myself saying that they are both cannabis sativa and it’s kind of like a sweet pepper vs. hot pepper- both members of the same plant family, but expressing very different characteristics. The hemp farm bill amendment legally defined industrial hemp as Cannabis […]

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Thoughts on Hemp Toilet Paper

People say hemp produces more pulp than trees. Hemp is much higher in cellulose, the component used to make paper – and has less lignin (which is removed pre-pulping) than timber. So, is there a way to measure cellulose content in plants? Maybe we can rate the paper according to how much land was used […]

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