2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

January 3rd, 2019 by Elixinol
2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

THE HISTORY YOU DIDN’T KNOW
For years, it was a major American crop, used for rope, clothing, and paper. In the early 1900s, hemp was erroneously lumped in with its cousin marijuana, which was facing more stringent regulation. In 1957, amid an anti-marijuana hysteria, hemp was banned as a Schedule 1 substance by the Federal Government.

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Hemp: The single best source of vegetable protein

November 23rd, 2018 by Maz Valcorza

Proteins are an important macronutrient that function as the building blocks of our bodies. Unfortunately in the standard western diet, it can often be a matter or quantity over quality. The quality of a protein source is not just determined by how much protein is contained within each serve, but also how easy it is for the body to digest and assimilate.

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The History of Hemp

October 18th, 2018 by Paul Benhaim

Many ultra-conservatives would have us believe that hemp, because of its association with cannabis, is an “unholy” plant. However, the truth is that hemp and cannabis have had many positive associations with religions around the world for thousands of years. To name a few, faiths as diverse as Taoism, Hinduism and Sufi Islam have not demonised hemp or cannabis, but embraced them.

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Elixinol Global CEO Paul Benhaim’s lifelong love for Hemp

September 28th, 2018 by Elixinol

Environmental and wellness advocate Paul Benhaim, founder and CEO of Elixinol, believes industrial hemp can make the Earth a cleaner place.

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