Tag: New Zealand

NZ-Based Cannabis Clinic Launches Exit 420 Campaign

April 19, 2024 · Cannabis Now

420 is recognized and celebrated by cannabis lovers around the world in all manner of ways. In New Zealand, a leading medicinal cannabis clinic is running a compelling “Exit 420” campaign based on a serendipitous road sign. The goal of the campaign, the clinic says, is part of its commitment to destigmatizing medicinal cannabis and championing accessible healthcare solutions nationwide.  The Cannabis Clinic, New Zealand’s largest healthcare provider dedicated to providing plant-based medicine, just launched the country’s first-ever 420 promotional campaign with… Read more.

Want Better Tasting Wine, Grow Hemp Plants in Your Vineyard Says New 3-Year Agricultural Study

October 20, 2023 · Cannabis.net

A comprehensive study has been conducted over three years in a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc vineyard by grape grower Kristy Harkness and viticulture researcher Dr. Mark Krasnow. The study has demonstrated that hemp is a viable cover crop, particularly within New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc vineyards. According to the findings reported by New Zealand Wine Grower, hemp did not pose competition to the grapevines and had a positive impact on both the soil and the quality of the wines produced. Remarkably, during New Zealand's dry season,… Read more.

Study: Hemp Could Be Beneficial Cover Crop for Wine Vineyards

October 13, 2023 · Ganjapreneur

Planting hemp as a cover crop in wine vineyards could be beneficial, according to a study conducted by New Zealand researchers outlined by New Zealand Wine Grower. The research, conducted over three years in Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc vineyards by grape grower Kirsty Harkness and viticulture researcher Dr. Mark Krasnow, found the hemp did not compete with the vines and beneficially affected the soils and wines.  Additionally, the hemp became established without supplemental irrigation during an exceptionally dry season when other cover crops failed… Read more.