hemp

Cannabis

Hemp Is Good, but Probably Won't Save America's Struggling Farmers

Experts worry that hemp advocates have overhyped its potential as a cash crop.
Austyn Gaffney
4.10.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Steve Bannon is helping raise millions to get the border wall built — out of hemp

He's backing a private project that has raised an astonishing $22 million from small donors, in just over a month.
Jackie Jesko
Billie Brownstein
2.12.19
coffee

Even Willie Nelson Makes CBD Coffee Now

With Willie’s Remedy, we can all aspire to be as relaxed as the cannabis-loving country singer.
Bettina Makalintal
2.6.19
Cannabis

Congress Just Legalized Hemp, but What Does That Mean for CBD?

CBD products are everywhere, but lawmakers have left them in a legal gray area.
Allie Conti
1.4.19
Weed

The US Just Legalized Hemp, Which Is a Key Source of CBD

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 is a breath of fresh air for hemp farmers and may pave the way for the rescheduling of CBD.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.21.18
mental health

Young Farmers Are Cashing in on Hemp to Live Happier

In recent years, media attention has attributed the anxiety, depression, and suicide among farmers to factors beyond their control. Could growing cannabis for CBD turn the tide?
Melissa Pandika
11.16.18
wellness

I Visited a Cannabis Farm to Find Out How CBD Oil Is Made

THC is purposely bred out of these plants so they can produce CBD oil—the ubiquitous wellness mojo that seems to be everywhere and in everything.
Rajul Punjabi
10.23.18
Cannabis

A Tour of Germany's First Pick-Your-Own-Plant Hemp Farm

Joe Bayer has spent thousands cultivating his four acres of hemp. Now he wants people to take as much as they like.
Tim Geyer
8.24.18
Cannabis

CBD Products Are Everywhere, but Is CBD Legal? Not Exactly

The compound being advertised as a miracle cure for many conditions exists in a legal gray area.
Cole Kazdin
7.12.18
Cannabis

Somehow, the Ridiculous War on Hemp Is Still Going On

Though more and more farmers are growing the crop, a patchwork of federal and state laws are still holding many back.
Amy Martyn
4.10.18
Weed

The Latest Effort to Map the Weed Genome Will Focus on Pot That Doesn’t Get You High

Scientists at the University of California Davis have launched a new project studying the hemp DNA sequence.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.29.17
hemp bound

Kentucky Lawmakers Are Leading the Fight to Federally Legalize Hemp

Congresspeople in the Bluegrass state say it's time to stop threatening the $688 million industry.
Troy Farah
8.21.17
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