¡Hemp paper, an ancient and sustainable tradition!

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Benito Díaz

The consumption of products derived from wood has increased 64% since 1961, according to a study published in the magazine Hemphasis Fall. The production of paper pulp has increased a 40% since 1998 globally, and a 60% growth is expected during the next 50 years.

Slow fashion is sustainable and based on hemp

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Hemp is proving to be the most versatile fabric compared to others such as cotton. This millenary crop has been previously adapted to hundreds of different needs that can benefit from its potential, as well as its low cost and its biodegradable properties.

Electrical hemp: efficient supercapacitors

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Hemp uses keep multiplying in a shocking manner. This crop, considered one of the most versatile and useful of all times, shows promising advantages in the field of electronics; specifically as a substitute of graphene in electrical capacitors or “supercapacitors”.

Hemp bricks: insulating and sustainable

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Biofuel, plastics, textiles, paper… hemp fibre has proven to be one of the most versatile natural materials in the world. Hemp has been used in multiple ways throughout history, resulting in objects of legendary quality and durability.

Hemp: material for automotive and aviation industries

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Hemp has proved to be one of the most versatile organic materials on the planet. The capacity of the hemp fibre to produce paper and bioplastics makes this plant an alternative to other, more polluting sources. Nowadays, both motor and aviation industries share the idea of using hemp as a substitute for carbon fibre or other materials.

Hemp bioplastics, an answer for the planet

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The planet is facing a serious pollution problem due to the production and use of plastic materials derived from non-renewable sources. Not only the energy spent in producing them is a problem; the material itself has an impact on the environment, caused by the wrong management of waste plastic.

Guam island legalizes recreational consumption of cannabis

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Guam, a white sand island on the North Pacific, replete of huge palm trees with branches dancing to the sea breeze’s tune and sorrounded by crystallin waters with emerald reflections, has been the last country to legalize recreational use of cannabis. As unincorporated territory of the USA, the island is one of the 17 non autonomous territories under the supervision of the United Nations Decolonization Committee.

Peru will regulate medicinal cannabis use but not homegrowing

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The Andean country had already decriminalized possession of small amounts of cannabis, and now it takes a giant step with regulation of medicinal cannabis. A great victory for Peruvian patients and activists, like the users of @fundaciondaya, who will be granted legal and safe access to cannabis, although they won't be able to legally grow it.