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NutraCast Podcast: Hemp pioneer Richard Rose on CBD, FDA

On this episode of the NutraCast we were joined by Richard Rose, who has worked with hemp for decades and is a self-described ‘Hemp OG.” He created the first “open-source” hemp brands Nobacco and Not-Pot. He has also created CannaSearch, which has opened consumer access to research of Cannabis for dozens of medical conditions. Additionally, … Continue reading "NutraCast Podcast: Hemp pioneer Richard Rose on CBD, FDA" ...

How to Get Teens to Not Smoke Pot? Legalize.

Teen marijuana use is dropping significantly because of legalization. In “Adolescent Treatment Admissions for Marijuana Following Recreational Legalization in Colorado and Washington” is: “Results: Over all states in the analysis, the rate of adolescent treatment admissions for marijuana use declined significantly over the study period, with the mean rate falling nearly in half. The decline … Continue reading "How to Get Teens to Not Smoke Pot? Legalize." ...
FDA: 82% of CBD Products Contain What They Say, Or More

FDA: 82% of CBD Products Contain What They Say, Or More

FDA recently tested Hemp products, and found 82% disclosed CBD within tolerances or higher. They showed good results: little adulteration, and only 1 had a heavy metal, lead. They even tested products silent on or claiming no CBD. Oddly, FDA over-stated THC by 13% (“THCa + THC”), and referred to the LOQ but never revealed … Continue reading "FDA: 82% of CBD Products Contain What They Say, Or More" ...

Another State Legalizes CBD Foods

6-15% CBD foods legalized in Virginia ...
Two Popular Cannabinoids

Two Popular Cannabinoids

CBS: Cannabullshitiol. CBSa: Cannabullshitiolic acid. Chemical structure: 3$-9€-OOH. I had Proof of Life but it died. #Cannabis #Cannabinoid Click to SAVE as a PDF ...... Click to PRINT ...

FDA’s Request for Comments on Descheduling Marijuana Open Now

We let CBD usurp what should have been about FDA’s 50-year lie called Schedule 1 for marijuana. That has to end now, especially in a post-Covid world. Now is the time for a full-court press to deschedule marijuana. We can have an impact as the comment period is open for an indefinite time. ...

Cannabinoids FTW Against COVID-19

A new Chinese study conducted in hospitals in Wuhan found that elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a standard marker of inflammation that has been linked to poor diet, “correlated with disease severity and tended to be a good predictor of adverse outcomes.”” A longitudinal study found cannabis use in early adulthood lead to low CRP … Continue reading "Cannabinoids FTW Against COVID-19" ...

Study: CBD Reduces Lung Inflammation and Fibrosis

CBD is effective at reducing airway inflammation and fibrosis, common symptoms of the Covid-19 virus. ...
Psilocybin: World’s Safest Medicine

Psilocybin: World’s Safest Medicine

Why do they want to regulate the world's safest medicine like HazMat, for the benefit of only a few? ...
Richard Rose’s Years at Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

Richard Rose’s Years at Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

Few know my history helping turn the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) into a credible trade group. I hold it accountable today because I feel a responsibility to keep it on the straight and narrow, like I did years ago. My work driving the interest in food was the first for it, skeptical from the start … Continue reading "Richard Rose’s Years at Hemp Industries Association (HIA)" ...
Pot, Hemp Still Schedule 1 in California

Pot, Hemp Still Schedule 1 in California

Like every other “legal marijuana” state, California never actually descheduled Cannabis in the state: In California Code, Health and Safety Code – HSC § 11054 is:“(a) The controlled substances listed in this section are included in Schedule I.(d)(13): Cannabis (d)(20) Tetrahydrocannabinols. Synthetic equivalents of the substances contained in the plant, or in the resinous … Continue reading "Pot, Hemp Still Schedule 1 in California" ...
U.S. Gov’t Has 33,535 Studies on Marijuana Going Back 180 Years

U.S. Gov’t Has 33,535 Studies on Marijuana Going Back 180 Years

Can we legalize now? 33,535 studies just in federal government-run PubMed. First was in 1840, 66 years before FDA started: “On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah (Cannabis Indica), Their Effects on the Animal System in Health, and Their Utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and Other Convulsive Diseases.” Br Foreign Med Rev. … Continue reading "U.S. Gov’t Has 33,535 Studies on Marijuana Going Back 180 Years" ...
Defund DEA

Defund DEA

The first police agency which needs to have resources re-allocated is DEA. Re-deploy to USDA a portion of DEA’s $1.6 billion domestic enforcement budget, say 1/3. It’s only right, as for years DEA‘s marijuana eradication program was composed 98% of feral hemp (ditchweed). And with 47 states recognizing Cannabis is medicinal, DEA’s Cannabis focus should … Continue reading "Defund DEA" ...
2000: Tofu Tsar

2000: Tofu Tsar

2000: Tofu Tsar. Northern California Bohemian, Nov 22, by Paula Harris. OUR OWN LOCAL tofu tsar, Richard Rose, is a guy we can thank for popularizing tofu, somehow making the bland pallid gunk suitable (hey, even desirable) for the American palate. He’s also founder and president of the Rella Good Cheese Co. and HempNut Inc. … Continue reading "2000: Tofu Tsar" ...

Exception to Descheduling; DEA Still Offending Constitution

One requirement for a substance to be listed as Schedule 1 is “no medical value.” Every chance I get I point out that Schedule 1 for marijuana is unconstitutional 47 times over. Why 47? That’s how many states have found medical value in it, and the federal can not over-ride or undo that. Each state … Continue reading "Exception to Descheduling; DEA Still Offending Constitution" ...

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