Jane Fonda Talks Cannabis, Is Hot On Hemp For The U.S.

9/18/2021 9:06:00 AM

An exclusive interview with the cross-generational icon Jane Fonda.

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Jane Fonda talks cannabis: “Needless to say, I have smoked pot in my life,”

An exclusive interview with the cross-generational icon Jane Fonda .

And in this new paradigm, Jane too has reconciled with cannabis.“One day, my very good, progressive doctor said, ‘I would like you to stop taking the sleeping pill, and I suggest that you move over to a CBD [product] that helps you sleep.’”See also:And A Long-Standing Fascination With Hemp

That“I am really, really interested in having the U.S. bring back hemp as a major part of its materials economy,” Jane adds.“I fell in love with some pieces of clothing and then found out they were made of hemp and I was like: ‘Hemp? I thought it would be like a potato sack!’

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“Then came along all the scientific approaches to cannabis.The actress is best known for films like"Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" and"Royal Wedding.The actress is best known for films like"Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" and"Royal Wedding.FILE - In this July 1986 file photo, Actress Jane Powell poses for a photo in New York.

And it's really amazing what's happened, the way they've been able to segment out different parts of the weed. It's very impressive. (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood’s golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding,” has died.” A New Found Love For Pot The evolution of cannabis science and the increasing variety of intake methods available has opened up a whole new world of possibility for cannabis consumers. She was 92. People can now select the right varieties and ways to ingest them to achieve very specific, desired effects. Powell died Thursday at her Wilton, Connecticut, home, longtime friend Susan Grander said. And in this new paradigm, Jane too has reconciled with cannabis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood’s golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding,” has died.

“At dispensaries, they know how to steer you,” she explains. Powell performed virtually her whole life, starting about age 5 as a singing prodigy on radio in Portland, Oregon. Powell performed virtually her whole life, starting about age 5 as a singing prodigy on radio in Portland, Oregon. “About four years ago, to help me go to sleep at night, I would take a very microdose of Valium. And I would always have to take a short nap in the middle of the workday during the lunch break because I would have a kind of hangover,” she remembers.. “One day, my very good, progressive doctor said, ‘I would like you to stop taking the sleeping pill, and I suggest that you move over to a CBD [product] that helps you sleep.’” And so, she did. ”She was candid, she was honest.

With the help of her local dispensary and its budtenders, Jane found the product that was right for her: a Dosist-brand vape pen. See also: YouGov Study: 25% Of Americans Now Consume Cannabis, Use Grew 56% Since 2018 “And boy, does it work for me,” she says, with a smile on her well-rested face. “I mean, you have to want to go to sleep; you have to be already in bed… But then, I'm out and I have no hangover the next day.” And A Long-Standing Fascination With Hemp While weed was never Jane’s thing, hemp is a completely different story. That plant, she loves; and has done so for a very long time. On screen, she quickly graduated from teen roles to the lavish musical productions that were a 20th-century Hollywood staple.

“I wear hemp clothes,” she says. “I'm sorry to say that all of my clothes come from China because fabric made from hemp was outlawed in the United States. Big industry, I think, was behind that. “I am really, really interested in having the U.S. “They had to give it to me,” she quipped at the time.

bring back hemp as a major part of its materials economy,” Jane adds. But why does a Hollywood star like Jane Fonda choose to wear clothes made out of hemp? At least in the popular imagination, hemp fabrics feel more like a burlap wrap than like something a fashion icon would strut about in. Well, times have changed. Nowadays, beautiful, soft, silk-like fabrics are made from hemp as well. “I fell in love with some pieces of clothing and then found out they were made of hemp and I was like: ‘Hemp? I thought it would be like a potato sack!’ “But they weren’t. We got along fine from the start.

They were lovely and soft, and flexible and pliable.” Beyond fashion, hemp can help change the world for the better, Jane continues. “You asked me why I think hemp is important. I'll tell you why: We have to stop fossil fuels; we have to phase out fossil fuels from our economy, and we have to do it quickly. We need to be looking for things that can be integral to a national economy that is democratic. We were the ones that went to the Radio City Music Hall, which was always such a coup.

” See also: Canada Cannabis Sales Doubled In 2020, Hitting $2.6 Billion: Here’s What’s Next And, for Jane, hemp is as democratic as it gets: it can be grown across the U.S., and the entire world, for that matter. “A lot of the hemp that is currently being grown, is being grown by indigenous women in northern parts of this country.” After 13 years at MGM, though, Powell quit the studio, reasoning that she was going to be fired “because they weren’t going to be doing musicals anymore.

But in the formation of this country, our forefathers, including George Washington, grew hemp in Washington, D.C. It can grow in a lot of different places. It was a major part of life and the economy back in the seventeen hundreds. “They probably smoked it too, old George Washington, Benjamin Franklin,” she jokes, air-toking a pretend joint.” Aside from a couple of minor films, her movie career was over.

Witticisms aside, Jane is serious about hemp. As serious as it gets. “It can be a homegrown, local, decentralized product that can be in the control of people who've been marginalized in the past. And that's why I like it.” Under The Influence (Of Winona) As Jane’s activism starts to show in the conversation, one name begs to be brought forward: Winona LaDuke. Her first movie was a loanout to an independent producer for “Song of the Open Road,” a 1944 mishmash with W.

Long-time friends Jane and Winona are currently protesting the $7.5 billion crude oil pipeline being constructed by the Canadian company, Enbridge, in Minnesota. The project, Jane explains, poses a major threat to the environment; the pipelines would traverse two hundred bodies of water, including the headwater of the Mississippi River. “These pipes transport tar sands, the most poisonous, damaging, dirty oil. And when it leaks, it sinks to the bottom of the water.” But she pleaded with the studio bosses to be given grown-up roles and finally succeeded in “Royal Wedding.

It's very toxic and very hard to clean up,” she says. “Tens of millions of people depend on the Mississippi for their water. I went up there to try to bring national attention to this Enbridge Line 3, and I succeeded in that.” Interestingly enough, it was Winona LaDuke who brought the Enbridge issue to Jane’s attention, just as she had done in the past with hemp. “She’s the one who told me about Henry Ford’s hemp car. Louis.

She's the one who made me understand the value of a hemp economy,” the artist declares. Then, she moves on to quote her dear friend: “There was a moment in North American history when we had a choice. We could have chosen a carbohydrate .