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Marijuana the "next great American industry," investor group says

Marijuana the "next great American industry," investor group says | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
The legal marijuana industry in the United States could mint multiple billionaires in the next decade, a Colorado cannabis business mogul predicted Tuesday.
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This Is What The End Of Hemp Prohibition Looks Like

This Is What The End Of Hemp Prohibition Looks Like | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
Farmers in Colorado made history this month when they harvested a hemp crop -- the first in the United States since 1957 when the U.S. government banned hemp. Led by Springfield, Colo.
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Industrial Hemp: A Win-Win For The Economy And The Environment

Industrial Hemp: A Win-Win For The Economy And The Environment | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
Logan Yonavjak (@Loganyon) makes a case for allowing farmers in the United States to grow hemp. Industrial hemp was once a dominant crop on the American landscape.
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Decorticator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Decorticator

A decorticator (from Latin: cortex, bark) is a machine for stripping the skin, bark, or rind off nuts, wood, plant stalks, grain, etc., in preparation for further processing. In 1861, a farmer, named Bernagozzi from Bologna, manufactured a machine called a "scavezzatrice," a decorticator for hemp.

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Yunnan Industrial Hemp Inc.|Industrial Hemp|Hulled Hemp Seed| Hemp Seed Virgin Oil|CBD

Yunnan Industrial Hemp Inc.|Industrial Hemp|Hulled Hemp Seed| Hemp Seed Virgin Oil|CBD | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
Yunnan Industrial Hemp Inc., breeding, fiber processing, a large steam explosion pulping hemp core technology, low temperature system, hemp seed oil and protein extraction and separation technology and industrialization...
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Cultura do cânhamo no Ribatejo é sustentável e tem “enorme potencial económico” | entroncamentoonline.pt

Cultura do cânhamo no Ribatejo é sustentável e tem “enorme potencial económico” | entroncamentoonline.pt | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it

A produção de cânhamo já foi uma realidade muito presente na região, sobretudo entre 1940 e 1970, atingindo um pico de produção em 1944, ano em que foram criadas, segundo Joaquim Rodrigues Bicho, que foi durante alguns anos responsável pela Fiação e Tecidos de Torres Novas, 450 toneladas de fibra de cânhamo, resultado de 500 hectares de terras dedicadas à cultura.

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Hemp For Victory (4 min Excerpt) - 1942 - US Department of Agriculture

http://www.rootitall.com In 1942 the U.S. government strongly encouraged hemp cultivation to help with the war effort, going so far as to produce a film enti...
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Eco Elise | Lotus Cars

Eco Elise | Lotus Cars | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it

The Eco Elise project promotes a different perspective on “green”, one which does not revolve solely around tailpipe CO2. This holistic approach is in keeping with the progressive Lotus culture, driving Lotus to become the world’s green automotive consultancy. Sustainable materials, hemp, eco wool and sisal have been developed for body panels and trim and, combined with hi-tech water based paint solutions, showcase new affordable green technologies. 

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Roupas de cânhamo chegam à moda - Portugal - DN

Roupas de cânhamo chegam à moda - Portugal - DN | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
Roupas feitas a partir de cânhamo já chegaram a eventos como a Porto Fashion Week, mas o presidente da Associação Têxtil e Vestuário de Portugal (ATP), João Costa, não vê grande sucesso na utilização da fibra.
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Universidade do Minho: Materiais não convencionais para uma construção sustentável utilizando cânhamo, pasta de papel e cortiça

Universidade do Minho: Materiais não convencionais para uma construção sustentável utilizando cânhamo, pasta de papel e cortiça | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
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Marijuana Market Poised To Grow Faster Than Smartphones

Marijuana Market Poised To Grow Faster Than Smartphones | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
Legal marijuana is among the fastest-growing markets in the United States, and it's growing at a rate poised to outpace the expansion of the global smartphone market, according to a new report obtained exclusively by The Huffington Post.
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Hemp Entrepreneur Wins German Environmental Award - Leaf Science

Hemp Entrepreneur Wins German Environmental Award - Leaf Science | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
A businesswoman who spent 15 years producing eco-friendly insulation made from hemp was honored last month for her hard work
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hemparchitecture.com

hemparchitecture.com | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it

Hemp Architecture's aim is to research and develop the use of hemp within construction and architecture. We pride ourselves in cutting edge research and innovative design solutions which are pushing the frontiers of the sustainability movement. Hemp Architecture was founded in 2012 by Matthew Bell, M.Arch, off the back of initial research undertaken during his Masters in Architectural Studies at Cardiff University. We now operate as a conglomerate of design and research specialists with links to associated industries and university establishments.

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Mechanics, Popular. "New billion-dollar crop." Popular Mechanics Feb (1938): 238-238.

Mechanics, Popular. "New billion-dollar crop." Popular Mechanics Feb (1938): 238-238. | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it

Modern technology was about to be applied to hemp production, making it the number-one agricultural resource in America. Two of the most respected and influential journals in the nation, Popular Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, forecast a bright future for American hemp. Thousands of new products creating millions of new jobs would herald the end of the Great Depression. Instead hemp was persecuted, outlawed and forgotten at the bidding of W. R. Hearst, who branded hemp the “Mexican killer weed, marihuana.”

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Produção de roupa a partir de fibras do caule de cânhamo

Produção de roupa a partir de fibras do caule de cânhamo | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it

Uma equipa de investigadores portugueses conseguiu extrair e separar com êxito as fibras do caule do cânhamo, aplicando-lhe as propriedades necessárias à confecção de vestuário técnico apenas com estas fibras naturais, segundo foi hoje anunciado. Iniciado há um ano, o projecto partiu de um desafio lançado pela indústria têxtil europeia e congrega dez investigadores de seis centros tecnológicos de Portugal, Espanha e França.

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Ideia é recuperar cultivo de cânhamo para fins industriais - Portugal - DN

Ideia é recuperar cultivo de cânhamo para fins industriais - Portugal - DN | Cânhamo Industrial | Scoop.it
A ainda embrionária Cooperativa para o Desenvolvimento do Cânhamo (Canapor) pretende esclarecer a população sobre o potencial industrial da planta e recuperar a utilização para fins como a construção civil ou papel, segundo um dos fundadores.
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