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Hemp Fiber Concrete Additive will be used in the 2022 Winter Olympics

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In 2015, Canadian Greenfield Technologies (CGT) developed a hemp fiber concrete additive that strengthens concrete and reduces cracking. Called “NForce-Fiber,” the additive is now specified for construction of bobsled tracks for the Olympics in 2022. Based in Calgary, CGT was founded in 2012 by Mike Pildysh. Pildysh is a structural...
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BOHECO Leading Industrial Hemp Industry in India

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Cannabis and hemp has a long and important history in India.  Cannabis was recognized as far back as the Atharva-veda (c. 1200 to 1000 BC) which mentions the ‘bhang’ plant as one of nature’s five sacred, distress-relieving plants.  However, since 1985, due to mounting pressure from the Reagan administration’s “Just...