Real Estate Investment in the Hemp Industry
Hemp Real Estate Investment, Inc. is an investment vehicle used to acquire commercial real estate properties to be used for entrepreneurs in the hemp industry.
Hemp Real Estate Investment, Inc. is an investment vehicle used to acquire commercial real estate properties to be used for entrepreneurs in the hemp industry. The purpose is to leverage commercial properties to create appreciation by acquiring, leasing, developing, managing and selling for the purposes of maximizing investors returns. With the new legislation in Georgia and the passing of the Farm Bill, HREI believes this is a prime market for strategic commercial investments.
Farm Act of 2018
The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was a proposed law to remove hemp (defined as cannabis with less than 0.3% THC) from Schedule controlled substances and making it an ordinary agricultural commodity. Its provisions were incorporated in the 2018 United States farm bill that became law on December 20, 2018.
We build tangible value through hard assets (equipment) and real estate. The low-risk participation in a billion-dollar sector, and the retention and valuation growth of a hard asset that can be quickly and easily repositioned if needed. We are high growth, low risk and legislation immune.
Hemp, or industrial hemp, is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products. It is one of the fastest growing plants and was one of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber 10,000 years ago.
What is CBD
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Cannabidiol (CBD) has been recently covered in the media, and you may have even seen it as an add-in booster to your post-workout smoothie or morning coffee. What exactly is CBD? Why is it suddenly so popular?
CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds), by itself it does not cause a “high.” According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”
CBD has been touted for a wide variety of health issues, but the strongest scientific evidence is for its effectiveness in treating some of the cruelest childhood epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), which typically don’t respond to antiseizure medications. In numerous studies, CBD was able to reduce the number of seizures, and in some cases it was able to stop them altogether. Videos of the effects of CBD on these children and their seizures are readily available on the Internet for viewing, and they are quite striking. Recently the FDA approved the first ever cannabis-derived medicine for these conditions, Epidiolex, which contains CBD.
CBD is commonly used to address anxiety, and for patients who suffer through the misery of insomnia, studies suggest that CBD may help with both falling asleep and staying asleep.
CBD may offer an option for treating different types of chronic pain. A study from the European Journal of Pain showed, using an animal model, CBD applied on the skin could help lower pain and inflammation due to arthritis. Another study demonstrated the mechanism by which CBD inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain, two of the most difficult types of chronic pain to treat. More study in humans is needed in this area to substantiate the claims of CBD proponents about pain control.
Is cannabidiol safe?
Side effects of CBD include nausea, fatigue and irritability. CBD can increase the level in your blood of the blood thinner coumadin, and it can raise levels of certain other medications in your blood by the exact same mechanism that grapefruit juice does. A significant safety concern with CBD is that it is primarily marketed and sold as a supplement, not a medication. Currently, the FDA does not regulate the safety and purity of dietary supplements. So you cannot know for sure that the product you buy has active ingredients at the dose listed on the label. In addition, the product may contain other (unknown) elements. We also don’t know the most effective therapeutic dose of CBD for any particular medical condition.
The Hemp Industry - US
One of the goals of the 2014 Farm Bill was to generate and protect research into hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill continues this effort. Section 7605 re-extends the protections for hemp research and the conditions under which such research can and should be conducted.
Further, section 7501 of the Farm Bill extends hemp research by including hemp under the Critical Agricultural Materials Act. This provision recognizes the importance, diversity, and opportunity of the plant and the products that can be derived from it, but also recognizes an important point: there is a still a lot to learn about hemp and its products from commercial and market perspectives. Yes, farmers—legal and illegal—already know a lot about this plant, but more can and should be done to make sure that hemp as an agricultural commodity remains stable.
Significant industry growth in recent years and expected continued growth:
A shift in public opinion regarding the legalization of cannabis, especially as it relates to the medical-use of cannabis:
Increasing momentum toward legalization in many states, particularly for medical uses:
The federal government’s current relaxed enforcement posture toward cannabis-related activities
Over the past few decades, commercial real estate trends around the United States have changed rapidly. With the increase in commercial growth particularly in parts of different capital cities, the prices have increased significantly. This also includes Atlanta, as the capital city of Georgia has always absorbed the effects of rapid economic growth around the region.
Commercial real estate in Atlanta is on an upward trend, thanks in part to an increase in trade from the nearest Savannah seaport. As a result, Atlanta is serving as one of the main hubs for new businesses. This has led to a boom in commercial real estate markets around the region. Besides being the state capital, Atlanta has also been a catalyst for economic growth by providing services such as being a major checkpoint for the distribution of goods across the country coming via the Savannah airport.
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