Health Forecast Podcast

Yannik Schlup, hemp researcher and Chief Business Officer of Puregene AG, talks to Frank Baumann about the medical potential of the hemp plant, once notorious as a hippie drug. The Swiss biotech company is the first laboratory in the world to decode the DNA of hemp. How do you use molecular biology and huge amounts of data to breed new plants with amazing efficacy? Will hemp cure acne and replace aspirin? And which active ingredient will be the next big hype?