A man who was arrested for growing cannabis plants for medicinal purposes believes the law will kill him, when the Class B drug is keeping him alive.
Hemp and cannabis plants do not produce nectar, but their pollen can keep bee populations happy and well-fed. Specifically, the study found that bees not only love the pollen from cannabis and hemp plants — they also can benefit from the plants’ abundance of pollen as a subsistence resource during times when local flora diversity has been stripped due to modern farming practices or a natural occurrence, such as drought. Bees are especially drawn to larger crop plots and taller plants, meaning industrial hemp carries the most benefits as an industry for the bees.
The percentage of adults over the age of 65 who said they’d used some form of cannabis in the past year was 75 percent higher in 2018 — when 4.2 percent said they’d used it — than it was in 2015, according to new data published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Cannabis use in this group has been increasing dramatically since around 2006 when less than 0.5 percent of older adults said they’d used the drug.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural industry in the state.
Since 1937, when the “Marihuana Tax Act” was enacted, cannabis has remained illegal on a federal level. After the counterculture of the 1960s, cannabis was brought into mainstream light again – though, unfortunately, with little success.
Cannabis retailers have seen a similar trend, with many consumers choosing to make fewer trips to dispensaries, instead opting for larger, less frequent purchases as COVID-19 fears grip the country.
The county is working with a not-for-profit technology organization, Code for America, to use algorithms to identify eligible cases within decades-old court documents.
Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, allowing doctors to prescribe it in certain situations.
A medical cannabis clinic opened its doors to customers in Solihull last month.
Mary Berry is not the first person you would expect to be involved with cannabis. The 84-year-old former Great British Bake Off presenter is a devout Christian and the epitome of respectable Middle England.