Wise Man and Useful Fibre Plant
In the last little fragment of The History of Life on Earth, a certain hominid species evolved victorious from an era of ice ages by growing new brain pathways, eradicating its milder mannered cousins, and acquiring a taste for coastal property. This species called itself Homo sapiens, which means Wise Man.
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The production of hemp (Cannabis sativa) was one of the prime motivators for the Anglo – European colonisation of the continent that became known as Australia.
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Application to have hemp foods licensed
To all people interested in hemp foods:- As many of you would be aware Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) are currently considering our A1039 application to have hemp foods licensed as a human food.
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Canada’s $20 billion-dollar marijuana industry is now at a violent crossroads between crime and commerce. Impossible to police, yet steadily gaining public acceptance, the cannabis industry is now so vast and vital to Canada’s national economy that it can no longer be ignored. CannaBiz unfolds in Grand Forks, BC, a small border town nestled in [...]
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Hemp seed food submission
The scientists at FSANZ were not pleased by the action of the politicians in 2002 and they wish this current application to succeed, without undue delay. They are prepared to dispute with the politicians if there is to be a repeat of 2002 decision. Public comment will be called on the 15th March.
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In the areas of health and medicine the use of Hemp could lead to dramatic improvements in society. Cannabis or Hemp seed is one of the richest sources of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), the plant based form of the essential fatty acid omega 3.
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A Message to Canberra
I ask you to take into consideration the huge benefits to health care that medical cannabis can provide. I also ask that consideration be given to the prohibition which imposes a huge burden on our country. It has been clearly shown in other countries that the removal of prohibition does not lead to an increase in drug use. Alcohol and tobacco are serious drugs and are controlled by regulation; this type of regulation should be applied to all drugs thus providing better control and revenue instead of a huge expense. The police would be free to do a job that would be more beneficial to society.
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Print Program 2010
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Today, the hemp industry is offering many alternatives to our oil dependent economy including soap, brick for houses, biofuel, textile for clothing, food, paper, packaging, and cosmetics. The hemp plant is easy to cultivate and demands no pesticides and little water to grow. Although the possibilities are endless, some powerful interests have crippled its progress in our lives for profit made by the oil and pesticide companies. This is why we address this letter ….
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The scent of hemp cuisine
Instead of copious amounts of pot smoking ‘for political reasons’, the H*E*M*P Bar is ‘demonstrating’ a wide range of hemp food stuffs
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