The science behind hemp as a carbon sink

One hectare of industrial hemp can absorb 22 tonnes of CO2 per hectare. It is possible to grow to 2 crops per year so absorption is doubled. Hemp’s rapid growth (grows to 4 metres in 100 days) makes it one of the fastest CO2-to-biomass conversion tools available, more efficient than agro-forestry. Biomass is produced by Read more about The science behind hemp as a carbon sink[…]

Press release #3 | November 1st, 2018

Press release Download the PDF version.   Cannabis policies are getting transformed all around the world. Businesses are springing up and, from Thailand to Canada and from Lesotho to France, societies are getting prepared to change their approach and relation with this mighty plant and its multiple applications. However, international regulations on cannabis are still Read more about Press release #3 | November 1st, 2018[…]

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Towards a Sensible Cannabis Education & Harm Reduction

Earlier this year CSSDP – the Canadian chapter of the NGO Students for Sensible Drug Policy – released a prevention and education toolkit on cannabis use. Their toolkit will be discussed during the International Cannabis Policy Conference (in particular Saturday plenary debate on harm reduction to cannabis use, and Sunday workshop on youth approach to Read more about Towards a Sensible Cannabis Education & Harm Reduction[…]

Spain at the doors of Cannabis legalization, as survey shows 2/3 support for reform

The reform of Cannabis policy has a widespread support in Spain. According to data released today, approximately two-thirds of the population are favorable to the regulation of Cannabis, while only a third oppose it. Today the institute Electomania published the preliminary release of data from a survey conducted in all Spanish territories. The survey reveals that support is generalized Read more about Spain at the doors of Cannabis legalization, as survey shows 2/3 support for reform[…]

Austrian policies on Cannabis & hemp: a short overview.

This brief overview is provided by the Austrian Hemp Association (ÖHV). Source: www.hanfverband.at/cannabis-the-situation-in-austria-2 Legal overview. Hemp production is allowed for industrial and medical purposes. Hemp products can be purchased legally, except for psychoactive cannabis containing THC. Consumption of cannabis is technically non-punishable, but possession, purchases and passing it on to others – even when only sharing a Read more about Austrian policies on Cannabis & hemp: a short overview.[…]

United Nations just proclaimed Universal Rights of Peasants

The United Nations just adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas, thus proclaiming new rights and binding States to take measures to respect and protect rural needs, singularities, traditions, and knowledge. An indispensable element to consider when undertaking reforms of Cannabis-related policies. Today, a huge victory happens Read more about United Nations just proclaimed Universal Rights of Peasants[…]

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