Hemp Rising as Alternative for Oak Wood

The Kentucky company HempWood officially opened its Murray-based manufacturing facility last Monday, promising local jobs and a wood substitute that is more eco-friendly than traditional lumber, according to a Woodworking Network report. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, HempWood leader Greg Wilson demonstrated the creation process for the hemp-based logs, which can be cut down into boards …

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What is Hemp Fabric?

Hemp fabric or hemp textiles are made from cannabis sativa fiber or industrial hemp. The usage of hemp fiber or cannabis sativa fiber as materials for clothing is not something new. Hemp fiber has been used thousands of years and in fact materials made from hemp were discovered in tombs dating back to 8,000 BC. …

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Pot-smoking moms are tired of being judged by wine drinkers

Every night, Margaret’s two boys fly into the house after sports practice and flip on the TV, while she races to the kitchen to get dinner cooking. “It’s that tedious witching hour when I feel incredibly frazzled,” says the Tennessee singer/songwriter mom. But instead of pouring herself a glass or two of merlot, she heads …

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