Walter Cordery, Daily News
Members of Vancouver Island University's Hempology 101 club held a symposium Sunday to explain the medicinal and other benefits of hemp.
The purpose of the second Cannabis Convention at VIU was to try to educate the public about misinformation the club believes is disseminated to the public.
VIU hempology club president Amie Gravell said many people think of hemp, or cannabis, as something that people use recreationally or medicinally. She would like the public to know of the natural benefits hemp offers. "There are myriad of ways that hemp can be used - from medicinal marijuana to increasing an individual's Omega 3 fatty acids by eating hemp seeds," Gravell said. Read more »