Mexican drug cartels start shipping hemp concentrate to the US

Mexican drug cartels have begun to supply a new product to the American black market - hemp concentrate, which contains over 80% of THC. The extract is transported across the border in 19-liter cans. Liquid with THC is charged into vaporizer cartridges Detective Matthew Shay of Maricopa County said smugglers who used to import marijuana are now transporting hemp concentrate. Cartels use modern...

Scientists have discovered two new cannabinoids in hemp: THCF and CBDF

Italian scientists managed to extract two hitherto unknown cannabinoids from hemp: tetrahydrocannabinol (THCF) and cannabidiol (CBDF). Both substances differ in chemical composition from THC and CBD with a longer alkyl chain consisting of seven instead of five carbon atoms. Extraction of THCF and CBDF Phytocannabinoids THCF and CBDF were found in the strain of Italian medical cannabis FM2,...

40% of Europeans take cannabidiol for pain relief

The company New Frontier Data published the results of a survey, which was attended by 3,100 residents of the European Union. Experts have found that 40% of European cannabidiol consumers take cannabinoids to relieve pain. Australia and Switzerland rank first in terms of CBD consumption The European cannabidiol market is second only to the United States in terms of sales. CBD is most popular...

How does hemp affect a person’s life span?

In many countries of the world, cannabis is used to treat various diseases, and the World Health Organization recognizes the medicinal potential of the plant. However, there is no consensus in the medical community about how hemp affects a person’s life expectancy. Cannabis prolongs life Employees at the Komitas Institute of Anthropology at Columbia University reported that in 1994, American...

The advantages and disadvantages of hemp protein

The Russian company Konopel Group of Companies has launched hemp protein under the Konoplin brand on the national market. Employees of the company claim that the product is intended for people involved in sports and leading an active lifestyle. What is hemp protein? Hemp protein is a powder made from seeds of technical cannabis varieties, which are included in the State Register of Selection...

Hemp liquids trading volume for vaporizers reduced by 26%

From September to October 2019, the volume of trade in hemp fluids for vaporizers in the United States decreased by 26%. According to experts, the negative dynamics is due to the spread of the viper epidemic. The outbreak of respiratory illness did not affect marijuana market In August 2019, American companies set a record for revenue from the sale of cannabinoid extracts for electronic...

In Italy, legalized the trade in “light” hemp

The Italian Parliament has voted in favor of the legalization of trade in “light” cannabis. Starting January 1, 2020, the country will ban the sale of hemp products, which contain no more than 0.5% of TGK. Hemp will be sold in tobacco shops Starting next year, residents of Italy will be able to purchase cannabinoid products in tobacco shops and stores specializing in hemp trade. Commercial...

Hemp smoke and THC listed as reproductive toxins

The authorities of the US state of California have added hemp smoke and THC to the list of reproductive toxins - substances that have a negative effect on the development of the fetus in the womb. Cannabis is contraindicated in pregnant women Experts from a California government committee concluded that inhaling marijuana smoke and consuming THC during pregnancy can cause side effects: sexual...

Canadian authorities help growers get hemp licenses

The authorities of the Canadian province of British Columbia launched a pilot project designed to help local growers obtain a license for the cultivation of recreational hemp in large volumes. They invested $ 675,000 in the project. Experienced growers begin to trade cannabis In British Columbia, it is permitted to cultivate up to four hemp bushes in one household. To plant more plants, you must...

In India, they will destroy hemp plantations with drones

The Indian Ministry of the Interior and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) have decided to use drones to destroy illegal hemp plantations before harvesting. Cannabis will be poisoned by chemicals NCB staff will analyze satellite imagery of farmland to locate cannabis crops hidden behind common plants. Photos of the area will be made using the technology of penetration through the foliage of...