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The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe
With its low-THC and high-CBD products already on sale in Switzerland and France – and soon the UK – Swiss business CBD420 are keen to see clearer regulation around the supply of cannabisIn fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe.The man behind the operation is 31-year-old Jonas Duclos, a former banker, and what he is doing is legal. His business, CBD420, sells BlueDream, a strain of hemp cultivated to ensure the level of tetrahydrocannabinol (T...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Drugs Cannabis Science Europe World news Society Source Type: news

EU, China: Fibre crops for a bio-based future
Flax, hemp, kenaf... Fibre crops are used to make objects as varied as clothes, particle board and cosmetics. Research collaboration between Europe and China could help to make them even more attractive as a source of bio-based materials for industrial products. An EU-funded project has mapped out a path. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 9, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Health Ranger to announce lab verification and product certification service for CBD oils and non-THC hemp extracts
(Natural News) Coming in early 2018, I will be announcing a commercial lab verification service that will allow CBD oil and dietary supplement companies to place “Lab Verified” labels on their products and websites, backed by ISO-accredited laboratory analysis that relies on high-end mass spec instrumentation. One of the issues we’re seeing today in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Game-Changing " Dog Mobility Supplement Launches with Strong...
ElleVet Sciences announced the launch of “ElleVet Mobility,” a supplement made from a proprietary hemp oil blend designed to support joint function and mobility in older dogs.(PRWeb October 12, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14797340.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

M4MM Names Jackson Garth Vice President of Hemp Technology and Public...
Jackson Garth named Vice President of Hemp Technology and Public Policy(PRWeb September 20, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14702285.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hemp Cannabis Product Sales Projected To Hit $1 Billion In 3 Years
Hemp CBD product sales projected to hit a billion dollars in 2020 according to a new report from Brightfield Group. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Tags: OTC:CVSI OTC:MJNA OTC:ISOLF Source Type: news

California's hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land
(Natural News) Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers that a quarter-teaspoon could kill a bear. Already five law enforcement officers have been sent to the hospital for severe skin rashes and respiratory problems. This, after just touching a polluted area. Government officials say that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis education event coming to Pittsburgh
Greenhouse Ventures, an innovation accelerator for startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries, has partnered with The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University on a series of events across Pennsylvania to educate healthcare professionals on the state's emerging medical cannabis industry. The PA Medicinal Cannabis Education Tour will stop in six cities, including Pittsburgh, through September, offering current information on medicinal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 12, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Lydia Nuzum Source Type: news

Who's Ron Wyden? Only The Five-Term Senator Behind The KOMBUCHA Bill And'Hemp History Week '
In an open hearing with Jeff Sessions, the active and experienced lawmaker took a stand this month, which he's made a habit of on the Senate floor. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Nevada just legalized cultivation of industrial hemp; feds still consider hemp agriculture a felony crime
(Natural News) Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has recently signed into law Senate Bill 396, which will allow the cultivation of industrial hemp for commercial purposes. The bill would also authorize the production of agricultural hemp seed in the state. The law’s approval meant that Nevada has nullified a federal prohibition in hemp products in practice and effect... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp plants show potential as sustainable fibre alternative
Hemp has been a source for materials, fibres and textiles for millennia. Now, an EU-funded project has used cutting-edge genomic approaches to boost hemp production, improve quality and advance scientific understanding of the crop. The research has led to new varieties and processes, providing a sustainable alternative to synthetic fibres and a wide range of other bio-based products. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 26, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Health Ranger's science paper on cannabis extract analysis published in mainstream science journal LC/GC
(Natural News) As I promised fans and readers a year ago, a mainstream, peer-reviewed science journal has just published a science paper I co-authored. The paper has been published by the LC/GC journal and is entitled Liquid Chromatography–Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry for Cannabinoid Profiling and Quantitation in Hemp Oil Extracts. This is the first science paper... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medi-juana dispensary Aloha Green to sell non-THC products
Medical cannabis dispensary Aloha Green Holdings said it will begin selling cannabidiol or CBD-only products derived from hemp, along with other related products at its 1314 S. King Street location in Honolulu next month. As part of its “soft opening” on June 8, Helen Cho, director of integrated strategy for the Oahu-based dispensary, said it will sell the non-THC products as it waits on the Hawaii State Department of Health to certify a testing lab. THC is the psychoactive compound in marijuana. By… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Medi-juana dispensary Aloha Green to sell non-THC products
Medical cannabis dispensary Aloha Green Holdings said it will begin selling cannabidiol or CBD-only products derived from hemp, along with other related products at its 1314 S. King Street location in Honolulu next month. As part of its “soft opening” on June 8, Helen Cho, director of integrated strategy for the Oahu-based dispensary, said it will sell the non-THC products as it waits on the Hawaii State Department of Health to certify a testing lab. THC is the psychoactive compound in marijuana. By… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Optimization of hemp-ground tire rubber/high density polyethylene composites
(Bentham Science Publishers) Recent interest in lignocellulosic fibers was devoted to improve the mechanical properties of polymers. But one of their main limitation is the poor compatibility and adhesion between these polar/hydrophilic fibers with most commercial resins being non-polar and hydrophobic. This problem has been partially solved using physical and chemical surface treatments, and/or the addition of a coupling agent (phase compatibilization). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 23, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

BREAKING: Health food stores raided for CBDs, police ridiculously claim they're narcotics
(Natural News) It seems that cops are now cracking down on the sale of CBD oil, even if it’s made from hemp. Two health food stores in Bismarck, North Dakota were subjected to police raids this past week — for selling CBD oil. Officers from the police force’s Narcotics division “visited” the Bisman Food Co-op... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp seed oil may possibly (but not probably) cause cannabinoid poisoning
2.5 out of 5 stars Cannabinoid Poisoning by Hemp Seed Oil in a Child. Chinello M et al. Pediatr Emerg Care 2017;33:344-345. Abstract This interesting but non-dispositive short case report from Italy suggests that, in rare instances, commercially marketed hemp seed oil can cause mild cannabinoid toxicity. A 2-year-7-month old male was brought to hospital with altered mental status and several hours of “decreased alertness, refusal to walk, and no verbal response.” Additional findings included: “paleness, stupor, [and] low reactivity to stimulation.” Pulse rate was 129 bpm. There was no ataxia. The p...
Source: The Poison Review - May 10, 2017 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical cannabinoid cannabis hemp seed oil pediatric subacute poisoning Source Type: news

Watch this fascinating CBD analysis lab science walkthrough by the Health Ranger (VIDEO)
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered exactly HOW hemp extracts are analyzed using laboratory instrumentation to determine the concentration of cannabinoids such as CBD, THC, CBD-A and more? In this video, the Health Ranger narrates a fascinating (and highly technical) screen capture walkthrough of a mass spec laboratory analysis of hemp extracts. This video covers:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp food products surged 44% to $129 million in sales despite insane regulations
(Natural News) Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant that is also extremely nutritious.  It’s used to create building materials, automobiles, paper, clothing, jewelry and furniture, but it can also be found in a variety of heath-focused foods. Hemp-based foods are a budding market, with a wide array of offerings: Hemp protein powder, hemp seeds and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

[Report] On the origins of oxygenic photosynthesis and aerobic respiration in Cyanobacteria
The origin of oxygenic photosynthesis in Cyanobacteria led to the rise of oxygen on Earth ~2.3 billion years ago, profoundly altering the course of evolution by facilitating the development of aerobic respiration and complex multicellular life. Here we report the genomes of 41 uncultured organisms related to the photosynthetic Cyanobacteria (class Oxyphotobacteria), including members of the class Melainabacteria and a new class of Cyanobacteria (class Sericytochromatia) that is basal to the Melainabacteria and Oxyphotobacteria. All members of the Melainabacteria and Sericytochromatia lack photosynthetic machinery, indicati...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 31, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Rochelle M. Soo Source Type: news

Improve Your Mood With Turmeric Root (Curcumin)
"Dr. Sears," C.R. asked me, "I know curcumin is good for treating a lot of things, but can it improve someone's mood?" This morning, one of the women on my staff, C.R., came into my office to talk to me about her 15-year-old son. He'd been irritable and moody and sleeping a lot lately. Most mornings, he'd miss the bus to school and then stress about being late. But today, he was up on time with his backpack packed and a smile on his face. C.R. even heard him whistling in the shower! And he was at the bus stop 10 minutes early. C. R. started taking curcumin supplements a few weeks ago. She ha...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Could marijuana help fight obesity in America?
(Natural News) Marijuana might have earned a reputation for giving people “the munchies”, driving them to crave snack foods while under the influence, but a new study shows that the drug could actually be a surprisingly effective way to help combat the obesity epidemic that is killing Americans. Hemp may also offer benefits that can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp for dogs? Boulder firm thinks it's a good idea
Can hemp help relieve the pain your dog is suffering from? A Boulder firm thinks so. CW Hemp, maker of Charlotte's Web hemp extract cannabinoid oils, said it's introducing a new line of hemp for dogs products called CW Paws. "Clearly, many believe there to be very positive results from use of a trusted, natural hemp cannabinoid supplement," said Ashley Grace, chief marketing and e-commerce officer for CW Hemp, in a statement. But nationally, many veterinarians aren't so sure. "There is abundant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Move aside tobacco, Kentucky farmers are making the switch to hemp
(Natural News) After decades of prohibition, hemp is once again an agricultural commodity in the US. Hemp is a variety of Cannabis that lacks THC, the plant’s psychoactive constituent, so hemp is not used as a recreational drug. Real Farmacy tells us that hemp was first grown in Kentucky in 1775, and that nearly all... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grocery store hemp seeds could become Schedule I controlled substances under new DEA power grab
(Natural News) If you’re an American who is tired of big, fat, inefficient government stealing your liberty and freedom, you’re thrilled that Donald J. Trump was sworn in as President. That’s because all throughout his campaign (and since), he pledged to cut the federal bureaucracy and curb its power. Presumably, that also includes the Drug... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Trends 2017: What a Nutritionist Sees and Hopes You'll See
By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D. A new year brings an opportunity to reflect on and reevaluate our lives. When you're a registered dietitian/nutritionist, it's also time to review food trends for 2017. That's why I look forward to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition," a survey from Pollack Communications based on interviews with thousands of registered dietitians. Here's the survey's list of "Top 10 Superfoods" for 2017: 1 Seeds, such as chia and hemp 6 Kale 2 Avocados 7 Green tea 3 Nuts, such as almonds and walnuts 8 Coconut products 4 Fermented foods, such as yogurt 9 Exotic fruits ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do I Know If I’m Eating Enough Healthy Fat?
  “Dr. Hyman, how do I know if I’m eating enough fat?” a reader recently asked me. This is an excellent question and one of my favorite subjects because I wholeheartedly believe eating the right amount and type of fat plays a crucial role in shaping health and well-being. Doctors, patients and readers are often completely confused about fat, clinging to myths and misinformation that prevents them from understanding the latest science to lose weight and achieve optimal health. You’re familiar with many of these myths: Fat makes us fat, fat contributes to heart disease, and fat leads to obesity. ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Big Fat Food Lies That Make You Fat And Sick
Since the release of my book Eat Fat, Get Thin, I’ve noticed fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, eating vs. avoiding fat and genetics. When it comes to overall health and weight loss, there’s an excess of advice out there. Unfortunately, most of it is terrible, misguided, outdated and scientifically disproven. This ubiquitously poor advice can create weight loss roadblocks and even damage your health. Here are four prevalent misguided myths that drive me nuts. Myth #1 – All Calories are Created Equal A calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong. This myth that...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DEA Sparks New Battle With Marijuana Extract Makers
Hemp and marijuana players fear the DEA has fired the first shot in a new legalization battle over CBD products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 19, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Tags: OTC:MJNA Source Type: news

The empire strikes back: DEA quietly announces "Schedule I" status for CBD extracts to comply with United Nations demands... CBD Prohibition? Hemp industry disputes
(NaturalNews) In case you didn’t notice, the war against human freedom is now in full force across the entire establishment: Big Media, Big Pharma, Big Government, Big Banks and Big Agriculture are assaulting our bodies and minds by the hour, it seems. The latest salvo in that war happened just a day ago, as the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philanthropist donates millions to medical marijuana research after it 'miraculously' helped his granddaughter
(NaturalNews) An Australian philanthropist has donated $3 million to fund medical marijuana research at the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 70-year-old Barry Lambert earned a substantial fortune as the founder of Count Financial, Australia’s biggest accounting firm support network. He has a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accidental cannabis poisoning in the elderly - Zupan Me žnar A, Brvar M, Kralj G, Kovačič D.
There are two main varieties of Cannabis sativa plant, namely, hemp which is cultivated for fiber and seeds and contains low amounts of psychoactive cannabinoids and the other which is cultivated for the drug cannabis or marijuana. Increasing popularity of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Break The Dry Spell: 5 Moisturizing Skincare Products To Buy Now For Winter
For W magazine, by Jane Larkworthy. As soon as November hits, every part of me gets parched. Here is my arsenal of hydrating helpers. 1. Alcohol can be drying to skin; perfume contains alcohol. Solution? These three sublime oil-based scents—the white-floral Bikini Questa Sera, the rhubarb and violet Tornade Blonde, and the rose and amber Trouble in Heaven—from the shoe god himself. Christian Louboutin Perfume Oils, $320 each, christianlouboutin.com Related: Relax Like a Local: 11 Spa Treatments From Around the World 2. I soften my arms and knees with this hemp-seed and coconut-oil formula, which is infused w...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phivida Launches Premium CBD Extracts, Beverages and Wholesale Hemp...
New whole plant hemp oil extracts and infusions - made from 100% certified organic hemp, containing natural cannabinoids.(PRWeb November 30, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/11/prweb13860325.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 30, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The natural powers of marijuana, hemp and CBD are finally being acknowledged
(NaturalNews) Cannabis has been vilified and attacked for nearly a century by industry propaganda, ignorant religious beliefs and controlling government dictates. As more people learn what cannabis is and all that it entails, they can release their feelings of dissension, control... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nourishing CBD-infused hemp milk set to hit stores soon
(NaturalNews) Hemp milk has steadily been gaining popularity over the last few years. It's widely respected for its numerous health benefits, and the fact that it is a great vegan alternative to conventional dairy milk makes it all the better. What more could you ask for?Well... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Navajo hope to begin growing industrial hemp on native land by 2017
(NaturalNews) The Navajo Tribe is hoping to begin growing industrial hemp on its native lands next year, but there are numerous hurdles to be cleared before the first seeds can be planted.The tribe has signed a resolution and entered into the final stages of an agreement with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Ranger introduces lab-verified, 100% authentic hemp extract with CBD: Native Hemp Solutions
(NaturalNews) After eight months of laboratory method development and product testing, today I'm announcing the first 100% authentic, full spectrum cannabinoid hemp extract that meets my strict requirements for scientific analysis and molecular authentication.Native Hemp Solutions... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Votes To Legalize Marijuana, Paving The Way For A Nationwide Push
LOS ANGELES ― Californians voted to approve marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday, in what the legalization movement is hailing as its most significant accomplishment since the first states legalized it four years ago.  With the success of Proposition 64, nearly 40 million more people will soon be living in a state that has decided to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol rather than treat it like a criminal enterprise. California now joins Colorado and Washington state ― which voted to legalize weed in 2012 ― as well as later arrivals Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C. Drug policy reformers say the appro...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London cafes now sell 100% organic hemp milk that helps relieve stress, anxiety, pain and insomnia
(NaturalNews) Move over, milk and honey. People who are having trouble falling asleep are now turning to a new concoction from a raw food cafe in London called Rawligion to help them get some much-needed rest. The drink, aptly named "Relax," is said to reduce stress, relieve pain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
(Reuters) - Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ancient Cannabis 'Burial Shroud' Discovered In Desert Oasis
This post originally appeared on National Geographic. Archaeologists are hailing the discovery of an “extraordinary cache” of cannabis found in an ancient burial in northwest China, saying that the unique find adds considerably to our understanding of how ancient Eurasian cultures used the plant for ritual and medicinal purposes. In a report in the journal Economic Botany, archaeologist Hongen Jiang and his colleagues describe the burial of an approximately 35-year-old adult man with Caucasian features in China’s Turpan Basin. The man had been laid out on a wooden bed with a reed pillow beneath his he...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

What's The Best Type Of Protein Powder?
This article originally appeared on www.ProShapeFitness.com References: 1. Phillips, SM, and LJ Van Loon. "Dietary Protein for Athletes: From Requirements to Optimum Adaptation." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2016. 2. Hoffman, Jay R., Nicholas Ratamess A., Jie Kang, Michael Falvo J., and Avery Faigenbaum D. "Effect of Protein Intake on Strength, Body Composition and Endocrine Changes in Strength/Power Athletes." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. BioMed Central, 13 Dec. 2006. Web. 23 Sept. 2016. 3. Aragon,...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why You Should Watch Out For These 5 Gnarly Chemicals In Your Clothing
As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Style will focus the month of September on simple ways to educate yourself on becoming a better consumer. Fast fashion is wildly enticing. A super-cute skirt for $20? A graphic tee for $10? Yes, yes, we will crack into our paychecks for these. But, as with anything, what’s the true cost? And what is this stuff we love actually made of? Turns out, some really gross stuff. Now, you may be thinking: “So what? My clothes are made of weird chemicals. What does that matter to me?” Chemicals can permeate your skin, which is constantly elim...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 13, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

22nd Century expands focus on cannabis through subsidiary
A Clarence biotechnology firm is expanding its cannabis subsidiary with an eye toward participating in the medical marijuana program here in New York and elsewhere. Botanical Genetics LLC , a wholly-owned subsidiary of 22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), will focus on developing proprietary cannabis strains for medical applications, and developing very low THC industrial hemp that may be legally grown in the U.S. and around the world as a commercial agr icultural crop. It’s the next step… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 6, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

22nd Century expands focus on cannabis through subsidiary
A Clarence biotechnology firm is expanding its cannabis subsidiary with an eye toward participating in the medical marijuana program here in New York and elsewhere. Botanical Genetics LLC , a wholly-owned subsidiary of 22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), will focus on developing proprietary cannabis strains for medical applications, and developing very low THC industrial hemp that may be legally grown in the U.S. and around the world as a commercial agr icultural crop. It’s the next step… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 6, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Great, Helpful Tips To Enjoy Healthy Organic Self-Care On Labor Day
Labor Day is a special National Holiday for celebrating and honoring the hardworking North American labor force. Many people honor and celebrate this holiday by enjoying picnics,  cookouts, and fun play at the beach or the park, enjoying the fresh air. This Labor Day, do something extra special with your family. Do your best to keep your carbon footprint small and enjoy a healthy green holiday. A great way to celebrate and honor the labor work force is to be extra good and loving to yourself and the planet by enjoying activities that are green, healthy and non-toxic. Heart-healthy, organic, whole, vegan foods that ar...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Key Workout Essentials For Women
Credit It's one thing to go to the gym three or four times a week; it's quite another thing to actually do the right things when you get there. Truth is, a lot of people are consistent with their routine, but they still forget the essentials that virtually guarantee more comfort and faster results. Worse, by ignoring these essentials that every great workout program has, they're risking injuries. We don't want that to be you and that's why we have come up with these 7 workout essentials that would aid you along your fitness journey. 1. Quality Workout Outfits Without good training clothes, your workout is probably goi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm finding mislabeled hemp extracts all over the place: Wrong CBD numbers, bad science, counterfeits and more
(NaturalNews) I've just completed a six-month effort to develop a new analytical methodology for analyzing cannabidiols in hemp extracts. Soon, you'll see the methodology my science lab team developed, which quantitates high-concentration CBD and CBDA alongside low-concentration THC... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news