Posts tagged "Hemp"

Missed economic opportunities if hemp industry isn’t allowed to flourish, experts say

[6 July/NBR] According to experts, New Zealand was at risk of missing out on economic opportunities if it didn’t change regulations to allow the hemp industry to flourish.  Industrial hemp was forecast to be a $75 billion global industry by 2025. Hemp is grown in New Zealand for fibre and hemp seed oil. Law changes...

A JPMorgan exec and a cybersecurity expert bet on a billion-dollar future for hemp

[15 July/ NZ Herald] Ex-JPMorgan Chase Managing Director, Mark Justh and ex-Counterterrorism Expert, Dan Dolgin, have become hemp business partners after Mr Justh’s 2008 purchase of JD Farms, New York’s first legal hemp farm in more than 80 years. Hemp has many reputed health benefits, and its seeds can be crushed into oil, resulting in...