Hemp-oil sales begin, despite medical-marijuana ban

Boris Shcharansky Hemp Oil

Source: The Des Moines Register Boris Shcharansky stresses that he’s no outlaw. The Urbandale businessman is selling what he calls hemp oil — made from a plant that is closely related to marijuana. He knows his customers are using the oil to treat chronic ailments. But he swears he’s not peddling medical marijuana before Iowa lawmakers decide whether to legalize …

Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers

Boris Shcharansky Industrial Hemp

Source: The Des Moines Register The next “big thing” for Iowa agriculture could have a home right here in Urbandale. Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture? Boris Shcharansky of Heartland Hemp Company in Urbandale is lobbying in Iowa …

Hemp oil offers Siouxland girl relief from multiple seizures a day

Boris Shcharansky Hemp Oil

Source: KTIV Fonda, IA (KTIV) –Harli Kirkpatrick found relief from dozens of seizures a day by taking a small dose of hemp oil at morning, and one at night.Harli was diagnosed with Angelman’s Syndrome at 13 months old. It’s a condition that leaves people with little to no speech ability, and delays growth milestones much later than the average child. …

Company Offers Solutions To Iowa’s Cannabis Law

Boris Shcharansky Law

Source: WhoTV DES MOINES, Iowa — Thursday a group of lawmakers met to discuss the state’s medical cannabis law. Parents and medical professional testified that it’s filled with problems, and some lawmakers agreed. Iowa parents wanting to take advantage of the state’s medical cannabis law continue to hit road block after road block. Families that qualify under the law can’t …