Hemp + Cannabis for Aotearoa

The Endocannabinoid System: Our Internal Cannabis System

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The Endocannabinoid System: Our Internal Cannabis System
Did you know that humans naturally make cannabinoid molecules within our own bodies? A full explanation on the most important system maintaining homeostasis or balance within the mind and body.

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The New Zealand Cannabis Referendum - Details In Short

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The New Zealand Cannabis Referendum - Details In Short
On the 19th September in this year's General Election, you will be asked to make a choice on TWO different referendums. Before you cast your vote, it's important that you have all the information you need to make your choice. 

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A Brief History of Hemp

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A Brief History of Hemp
20th Century Power: The Oppression of Hemp in the USA & The Effect on Aotearoa New Zealand. 

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Hemp Vs Marijuana - What's the difference?

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Hemp Vs Marijuana - What's the difference?
Hemp and Marijuana are from the same plant species, Cannabis Sativa, however their physical and pharmacological properties are actually quite different. 

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New Zealand Hemp and CBD Potential

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New Zealand Hemp and CBD Potential

Recently we have received a lot of interest from our friends and customers wanting to know about Cannabidiol (more commonly known as CBD) and, if Kōaka as a brand will be offering CBD products in the future.  Below is an update on the status in New Zealand and where the team at Kōaka currently sits on the matter.As of April 1st 2020, CBD products are available as prescription only in New Zealand. This means you will need to make an appointment with a New Zealand Registered GP or Medical Practitioner to discuss the reasons why you need CBD and to determine whether it is...

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