THE only thing stopping hemp from being a Tasmanian success story is the attitude of the Federal Government, says one of the pioneers of the controversial crop.
There are lots of things the average American doesn’t know about hemp.
Farmers of the world must shift quickly to growing plants for industrial uses such as oils and plastics to replace petrochemicals as the climate warms and crude supplies run out, British scientists said Monday.
Voronezh city court has ruled that Yukos can legally sell its Cannabis brand vodka, Interfax reports. A case against Yukos had been filed by the State Service for Drug Control on April 21, accusing Yukos of violating the law against propagandizing drugs. The labels on the vodka bottles sold at gas stations belonging to Voronezhnefteproduct, a Yukos subsidiary, said the vodka had been prepared from hemp seed extract.
Hemptown Clothing Inc. has enlisted the in its war on cotton.
Even if you “Just Say No” to drugs, you’ve probably crossed state lines many times with large amounts of hemp. And if you haven’t, no doubt one day you will.
Fossil fuels are the United States primary source of all energy. Today, over 90% of all the energy used in the Untited States comes from the burning of fossil fuels. The side affects of the U.S.’s over use of these fuels has created numerous life time environmental consequences. With the burning of fossil fuels, harmful chemicals like sulfor and carbon dioxide are released into our atmosphere, thus creating global warming, and acid rain. A solution is in site, but government officials, and leaders choose to ignore one of the most economical ways of protecting this planet.
A 2 1/2-year-old legal battle is over and the winner is hemp - the plant some confuse as having the same effects as marijuana.
Manufacturers and consumers of nutritious hemp food products are thrilled about the legal battle they won on February 6 when a three judge federal panel ruled unanimously that hemp foods are perfectly legal and safe to consume.
Rejecting one front of the government’s drug war, a federal appeals court ruled Friday the United States cannot ban the sale of food made with natural hemp that contains only trace amounts of the psychoactive chemical in marijuana.
Kelly Smith and Greg Herriott built their new home as an homage to hemp.
First, destruction of the Iraqi military. Then, marching into Baghdad. Next, freedom for all Iraqis. Followed by clearing out terrorists and other insurgents. And now the United States military forces in Iraq are even beginning to solve the homeless problem. Is there anything our military can’t do?
North farmers are being encouraged to grow one of the oldest and most versatile crops known to man which is set to make an explosive comeback in Britain.
Alison Davies meets the man who created an ecofriendly property from cannabis hemp
Durham—Durham’s Gale Glenn could rightly be called the hemp lady. No, not that kind of hemp, she says; it’s the kind that can be harvested to make clothes, paper and other textile products, the kind that produces the longest and strongest natural fibers in the world. But because it’s in the cannabis family, along with marijuana, it’s illegal.
Farmers may soon have a new crop to market and a new tool to combat salinity, after legislation was introduced into State Parliament this week to allow for the creation of a commercial hemp industry.
The Western Australian Government has introduced legislation it hopes will allow the creation of an industrial hemp industry.
FARMERS and scientists have joined the government in welcoming the launch of a new national centre to help develop non-food crops and their uses.
An international boom in demand for hemp-based products could prove a saviour for Sunshine Coast sugar cane farmers.
Results from a Phase II, multi-center study found dronabinol, a synthetic version of the active ingredient in marijuana, reduces agitation in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, the research concluded that reduced agitation may contribute to the relief of caregiver burden associated with the condition. The findings were presented at the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists’ 34th annual meeting.
Now that we know some farmed salmon, a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, also contains high levels of PCBs, what’s another good source of omega-3 - the good fats that do everything from relieve depression to improve complexion and lubricate joints?
Amid the clutter of textbooks, journals, papers and reams of notes in the office of Mohini Sain sits a car door, a bus seat, an instrument panel, a deck plank, and a car bumper-all made from hemp.
UK PRODUCERS have a phenomenal opportunity to grow non-food crops for a massively under-supplied European market, according to the Central Science Laboratory’s head of agriculture, Melvyn Askew.