hemp

Weed

The US Just Legalized Hemp, Which Is a Key Source of CBD

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 is a breath of fresh air for hemp farmers and may pave the way for the rescheduling of CBD.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.21.18
Weed

The Latest Effort to Map the Weed Genome Will Focus on Pot That Doesn’t Get You High

Scientists at the University of California Davis have launched a new project studying the hemp DNA sequence.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.29.17
hemp bound

Kentucky Lawmakers Are Leading the Fight to Federally Legalize Hemp

Congresspeople in the Bluegrass state say it's time to stop threatening the $688 million industry.
Troy Farah
8.21.17
Weed Week

Kentucky Burned 100 Pounds of Hemp Because It Was Too Dank

Anything with more than 0.3 percent THC is far too potent.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.17.17
Cannabis

The UK Just Moved to Classify Cannabidiol Oil CBD as Medicine

Meanwhile, the US recently clarified that CBD is a Schedule I drug.
Madison Margolin
1.4.17
MARIJUANA

This Marijuana Extract Can’t Get You High, But It's Now Officially Illegal

The new code isn't so much a legislative change as it is clarification.
Madison Margolin
12.19.16
Drugs

Why This Cannabis Oil Has Lawmakers Stumped

It all comes down to the source.
Madison Margolin
11.24.16
Weed

Hemp Supercapacitors May Power Devices of the Very Near-Future

The graphene future is green.
Michael Byrne
8.12.14
Motherboard Blog

How to Build an Electric Luxury Scooter Out of Hemp

The Be.e is electric, handsome and designed to zip around forever. It's also made out of hemp. We spoke to the vehicle's architect about designing the strangest scooter to hit the streets in years.
DJ Pangburn
7.25.13
Motherboard Blog

Vermont Farmers Could Soon Be Growing Hemp Legally

A chat with Teo Zagar, the documentarian and Vermont representative behind H.490, a bill that if passed would authorize the state to bypass federal prohibitions and kickstart hemp cultivation.
Mat McDermott
3.19.13