Industrial hemp can be used for everything from packaging, to medicine, to food, to building and car materials. Photo credit: DmytroMykhailov. New York has the potential to become a pioneer in sustainability ahead of the opening of retail stores next year. The state legislature, who approved cannabis for adult recreational use in March 2021, will consider a Senate bill this … [Read more...] about New York State Senate Proposes Hemp Packaging Bill for Cannabis Products
Paper, plastic, metal — or hemp straws? Consumers want alternatives that work. Photo credit: Envato. Plastic straws suck. Americans discard an estimated 500 million straws each day, leaving twig-like and shriveled shards for clueless creatures to chew. Paper straws suck, too — and not even that well. Paper straws disintegrate almost immediately in liquid, and it can be a … [Read more...] about Stick This in Your Juice Box: are Hemp Straws as Exemplary as They Seem?