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Lidl Does Hemp Food

Lidl Does Hemp Food

The very large Lidl supermarket chain in Europe was promoting hemp foods last week in Germany. No Cannabinoids, but tons of wink-wink nudge-nudge marijuana terms on the labels. Despite no cannabinoids, not even CBD, they were harassed anyway by the police...
Senate Wants To Hear From You On Marijuana Legalization By 9/1

Senate Wants To Hear From You On Marijuana Legalization By 9/1

The U.S. Senate wants to hear from you regarding Marijuana legalization, by September 1. The following was sent to [email protected]. Comments of Richard Rose regarding the“Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act:” A Federal excise tax means it’ll never really be legal, rather it’ll be like the old “Revenooer“ days of G-men raiding unlicensed alcohol stills in the woods. Dogs … Continue reading "Senate Wants To Hear From You On Marijuana Legalization By 9/1"...

Fewer Teens Smoke Pot When Legal

In Australia they found the same as in Canada, Washington, and Colorado: if you want fewer teens to smoke marijuana, then legalize! Age-related trends in cannabis use in Australia. Findings from a series of large nationally representative surveys Highlights• There is a diverging trend of cannabis use between the younger and older age groups.• Prevalence … Continue reading "Fewer Teens Smoke Pot When Legal"...
CBD for Healthcare Worker Burnout

CBD for Healthcare Worker Burnout

In a randomized Clinical Trial recently in Brazil they found that 300 mg CBD helped reduce emotional exhaustion and burnout symptoms among frontline health care professionals caring for Covid patients. Wait until they try it with THC or a CBD/THC mixture, I suspect the results will be even more dramatic. Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol … Continue reading "CBD for Healthcare Worker Burnout"...
Paper From Cactus

Paper From Cactus

Do we really need virgin hemp hurd for mere toilet paper? Make paper from the Nopal cactus (Fico d’India in Italy). It is also used in a gastric fat-binding weight-loss product from a drug company. Plantations are possible. From Dr Giorgio Samorini: “PRODUCING PAPER from the guinea fig tree, precisely from the “leaves”(cladodi) of Opuntia. … Continue reading "Paper From Cactus"...
The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act Fatal Flaw

The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act Fatal Flaw

The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA), yet another bill to legalize Marijuana Federally, is going to be introduced to the Senate this session by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The comment period is open until September of this year: “While the Sponsoring Office will accept comments at any time, they encourage stakeholders to … Continue reading "The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act Fatal Flaw"...

Richard Talks Hemp on “Highly Capitalized TV”

Thanks to Greg and Mark for having me on Highly Capitalized TV to talk about my long and winding road to hemp. Click here to see it: https://highlycapitalized.com/highly-capitalized-tv/interview-richard-rose-founder-the-rose-report/...

Monoecious Higher in Phytic Acid Than Dioecious

Hempseed Meal (hemp protein powder or presscake) from monoecious varieties is higher in the antinutritional factor Phytic Acid, which is a problem for some animals and humans. It also reduces iron and zinc assimilation. Read more at: “Evaluation of Protein Concentration, Amino Acid Profile and AntinutritionalCompounds in Hempseed Meal from Dioecious and Monoecious Varieties,” by … Continue reading "Monoecious Higher in Phytic Acid Than Dioecious"...
Toxicology of Smokable Hemp

Toxicology of Smokable Hemp

From “Toxicological aspects of cannabinoid, pesticide and metal levels detected in light Cannabis inflorescences grown in Italy,” by Amendola et al in “Food and Chemical Toxicology,” Volume 156, October 2021, regarding smokable hemp there: “Highlights• Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), pesticides and metals were detected in light Cannabis inflorescences.• Pesticides, like fungicides and insecticides, were found … Continue reading "Toxicology of Smokable Hemp"...

FDA Bans Cheap and Safe Dietary Supplement Used to Treat Covid

While the echo chamber drones on about parasite pill Ivermectin no one is talking about the dodgy reason FDA recently banned N-acetyle-L-cysteine (NAC), which actually does work against virii such as Covid-19. It’s long been my magic go-to med for flu, knocks it out in a day. But because one company tested it one time … Continue reading "FDA Bans Cheap and Safe Dietary Supplement Used to Treat Covid"...
Hand of God, LLC

Hand of God, LLC

Product businesses are the hardest to scale up and grow fast, with inventory and accounts receivable eating cash faster than you can make and sell it. Perishable foods are even harder, with deductions frequently taken for spoilage and much higher storage and transportation costs. So then how does one become the 281st fastest-growing small business … Continue reading "Hand of God, LLC"...

Framing Climate Change

From Frank Luntz, formerly the evil twin to linguist George Lakoff, comes the following advice on how to Frame the Climate Change discussion for people pushing for action on the climate crisis. He offered a chart of “words to use and words to lose” for greater impact based on what he’s learned from focus groups: … Continue reading "Framing Climate Change"...

CBD and Pregnancy: Caution

In Cannabidiol disrupts apoptosis, autophagy and invasion processes of placental trophoblasts: “ Therefore, CBD interferes with trophoblast turnover and placental remodelling, which can have a considerable impact on pregnancy outcome. Thus, from an in vitro perspective our study adds new evidence for the potential negative impact of cannabis use by pregnant women.” Read the paper … Continue reading "CBD and Pregnancy: Caution"...

Bromenclature

Did you grow up with the DARE program, thus brainwashed to want everyone to stop using the word Marijuana? Do you prefer the general European word Cannabis to specific Mexican word Marijuana, a beautiful word long-devoid of racism and in use since the 1850s? Precise nomenclature is critically important but depends on context; my friends … Continue reading "Bromenclature"...
1954: Cover of Canapa [Hemp] magazine, Italy

1954: Cover of Canapa [Hemp] magazine, Italy

1954: Cover of Canapa magazine, Italy. December. “People may not realize this but hemp has been a living industry in Italy for a long time, so long that we have two museums dedicated to the agricultural history. That’s one reason Italian hemp seeds are so prized.” Credit: Museo Della Canapa...
Cannabinoid/Drug Interactions

Cannabinoid/Drug Interactions

Important information on Cannabinoid/drug interactions from “The Cannabis Scientist.” It’s the same reason some medicines have a “grapefruit warning” sticker on them. Would non-first-pass delivery systems (rectal and vaginal suppositories) avoid it? One reason edibles are so powerful is that the liver processes the THC into even-more stony metabolites. “When drugs collide Widespread legalization has … Continue reading "Cannabinoid/Drug Interactions"...

Federal Law for Influencers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could fine you for promoting a product without revealing why you are promoting it (money, gifts, etc). This applies even to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts. Ironically, this Sponsored Content disclosure requirement doesn’t apply to TV. From FTC: “Do you work with brands to recommend or endorse products? If so, … Continue reading "Federal Law for Influencers"...

The Legalization-Industrial Complex

We’ve seen that the Legalization Industry exists to maintain jobs, increase budget, and gain more influence and power, not to actually legalize. See below… this otherwise could have all been over in 1978, hemp legalization too. Today, the big organizations like NORML help the regulated industry make money by keeping it precious, available only to … Continue reading "The Legalization-Industrial Complex"...

Long U.S. Gov’t History With Hemp

Few realize the U.S. and state governments have long worked with hemp. This document has a little bit for everyone; chemurgy, vegetarian foods, breeding, botany, oilseeds, protein, animal feed, Henry Ford, more. Here are selected excerpts, listed chronologically, from: HISTORY OF U.S. FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS’ WORK WITH SOYBEANS (1862-2017): EXTENSIVELY ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOURCEBOOK … Continue reading "Long U.S. Gov’t History With Hemp"...
Hemp: Literally the Low-Hanging Fruit in Climate Change Fight

Hemp: Literally the Low-Hanging Fruit in Climate Change Fight

There is one hemp product that is the low-hanging fruit in the fight against climate change: use of the seed to replace meat and dairy products in the human diet. Hempseed is actually a fruit, and is grown to be shorter than fiber hemp. Thus it is literally the low-hanging fruit in the climate change fight...

Hemp Foods to Grow 24% in 4 Years

Technavio forecasts the global hemp-based foods market to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of above 24% during the period 2018-2022. Read more at: https://www.technavio.com/report/hemp-based-foods-market-industry-analysis...
Cannabinoid Facts Label

Cannabinoid Facts Label

Excel file, by Richard Rose. Use this to disclose Cannabinoids and Terpenes on a label in a familiar format. Blow FDA’s collective mind. Read more in 13 languages at: https://therichardrosereport.com/downloads/cannabinoid-facts-label/...

Hempseed and THC

THC concentrations of up to 125 ppm were found on food-grade Canadian hempseed, and all evaluated brands contained higher amounts than the legal limit of 10 ppm THC. The resin containing Cannabinoids adhering to the outside of the seed shell is why I maintain humans and animals have been safely consuming Cannabinoids for millennia, thus … Continue reading "Hempseed and THC"...
Institute for Genetic Preservation

Institute for Genetic Preservation

The chances of foreign pollen forever changing legacy cultivars before they can be preserved increases by the day...
Food Development With Hemp

Food Development With Hemp

Background of Hempseed As Food Hempseed is one of mankind’s oldest cultivated protein and oil crops. It was called one of the “Royal Grains” 5,000 years ago, 2,300 years before the soybean as a food crop was discovered. Hempseed has been used in cultures as diverse as Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe, especially in tim2020es … Continue reading "Food Development With Hemp"...

Free Novel Food Resources

To comply with the European Novel Food (NF) laws every company must submit an application for what amounts to the exact same thing, for each and every SKU. The whole thing is odd as CBD has been in the human diet long before member nations even existed, and hempseed oil, which they knew contained CBD … Continue reading "Free Novel Food Resources"...
Cannaville: The Town of the Future

Cannaville: The Town of the Future

Around the world it is difficult to keep young people interested in farming. The lure of the city, university, and the perception of a “better” life off the farm or rural area has impacted agriculture, families, and food security. The challenge is to make farming profitable thus sustainable, and “cool” enough for today’s generation to … Continue reading "Cannaville: The Town of the Future"...

The Richard Rose Report + Hemp Today Podcast: The potential for developing hemp in ‘not hemp’ zones

PODCAST (15 min.) The Richard Rose Report: Episode 3: June 9, 2020 – This week Richard takes us through the latitudinal zones and the potential for industrial hemp in traditional “not hemp” zones. Click for more: https://hemptoday.net/ht-podcast-the-potential-for-developing-hemp-in-not-hemp-zones/amp/...
The Farmer: Last To Get Paid, First To Be Betrayed

The Farmer: Last To Get Paid, First To Be Betrayed

Despite a massive increase in tons of hempseed processed the last twenty years in Canada, prices today are much higher than the laws of economics dictate. Between economies of scale and competition, shouldn’t prices have come down? Odd. Like throughout history, farmers get the short end of the stick. Some hemp farmers in Canada had … Continue reading "The Farmer: Last To Get Paid, First To Be Betrayed"...

CBD Contraindications

Some people appear to be allergic to Cannabis in different forms; some to the fresh leaves, others to the smoke, and for others the Cannabinoids or Terpenes. Here are known and potential contraindications for Cannabidiol (CBD), from Kevin McKernan of Medical Genomics: “Most drugs are metabolized by the liver. P450 cytochromes are responsible for metabolism … Continue reading "CBD Contraindications"...

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