India-based company to offer sanitary pads made from cannabis plants

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Himalayan Hemp has set its sights on the twin goals of serving women and helping the environment by developing sanitary pads made from cannabis. Himalayan Hemp is not alone in its mission to help menstruating women and reduce the environmental footprint that sanitary pads carry. Himalayan Hemp reports on its website that thousands of tons of related biomedical plastic are currently being diverted to waterways and landfills. A listing of projects sponsored by BIRAC includes a mention of Himalayan Hemp Industries Pvt. Overall, Himalayan Hemp’s mission is “to create an economically viable menstrual revolution” and spread eco-caring sanitary pads through schools, colleges, NGOs and travel enthusiasts.

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Himalayan Hemp has set its sights on the twin goals of serving women and helping the environment by developing sanitary pads made from cannabis.

Calling itself “the world’s first hemp co-operative focused on creating a holistic community around Indigenous cannabis hemp,” India-based Himalayan Hemp is set to produce high-quality, organic sanitary napkins (and N-95 masks, too), according to Hans India.

The publication reports the company received a helping hand in the form of funding from the Biotechnology Industry...

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