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Hemp In The News
Hemp In The News |
For years, Andrew Potter has felt there were blue skies ahead for industrial hemp.
Potter is the president and CEO of Blue Sky Hemp Ventures Ltd., incorporated in Alberta in 2017 to pursue commercial opportunities for industrial hemp: a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the many industrial uses of its derived products.
Hemp Foods | Hemp Education | Hemp In The News |
What if you could add a single, delicious, ingredient to your baked product that would dramatically boost nutritional values, help the environment and satisfy skyrocketing consumer demand? Hemp is that superfood ingredient.
Hemp Education | Hemp Foods | Hemp In The News |
Hemp has been cultivated for millennia with carbon tests dating hemp back to 8,000 BC. In North America, hemp is thought to have arrived with European settlers. During the 17th century, farmers in Virginia, Massachusetts and Connecticut were ordered by law to grow hemp. By the 18th century, a person could be sentenced to jail for not growing hemp. Interestingly, for over many years, hemp was also considered legal tender to pay taxes in America - how times have changed!