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Hemp is NOT marijuana.
originally posted by: hounddoghowlie
a reply to: rnaa
Hemp is NOT marijuana.
nope it's sure not, just a step above mexican drit weed. or as some people call it mexican brown.
...In fact, scientists believe the early separation of the cannabis gene pool led to two distinct types of cannabis plants. The two species (or subspecies) of cannabis are known as Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa.
2. THC Content
...While marijuana plants contain high levels of THC, hemp contains very little of the psychoactive chemical.
...Hemp and marijuana plants contain another important cannabinoid: CBD. Hemp plants produce more CBD than THC, while marijuana produces more THC than CBD. Interestingly, research has shown that CBD acts to reduce the psychoactive effects of THC, separating hemp further from marijuana.
Hemp and marijuana are grown for different uses, and therefore require different growing conditions.
“Medical cannabis has been selectively bred over generations, and its characteristics are optimized in its cultivation environment to produce female flowering plants that yield budding flowers at the flowering stage of their life cycle,” explains Sutton.
In contrast, Sutton describes hemp plants as “primarily male, without representing flowering buds at any stage in their life cycle.” Instead, centuries of selective breeding have resulted in “relatively low concentrations of THC, and tall, fast growing plants optimized for higher stalk harvests.”
4. Legal Status
originally posted by: DaCook
originally posted by: scubagravy
a reply to: waftist
I ONCE OWNED A HEMP SHIRT, IT LASTED 10 YEARS.
(i put the above text in caps because i bloody meant it)
Only hemp I ever owned lasted two weeks at most and many times less. Congratulations. Must be some good stuff. Mind sharing some?
Like all products there are pro's and con's . I think to do just a study based solely on the concrete side and leave out the other products the hemp plant can produce would make it incomplete . After all the hemp side to the concrete could be considered a by product from the waist . Jeans made from hemp has a much longer shelf life as does the concrete . We have become such a disposable stuff and things that its reached a critical point imo .
it is hardly a "negative carbon footprint" product.