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The Declaration of Independence was written on paper made of hemp. During World War II the federal government launched a “Hemp for Victory” campaign urging people to grow the plant to make ropes for the military. Until the late 1800, nearly all cloth and virtually all paper were made from hemp. It was so valuable [...]
Posted on January 24th, 2013 by Diana
Exciting new discoveries are emerging regarding the efficiency of hemp biomass when used as feedstock for biofuel production. Biofuels are currently a hotly contested topic, with the United Nations food agency calling on the USA to suspend its biofuel production quota in the light of recent corn crop failures.
Posted on November 8th, 2012 by Seshata
“To prevent any misunderstandings: HempFlax does not grow hemp for smoking,” explains director Mark Reinders. “You don’t get high from our hemp.”
Posted on November 2nd, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Political support for full legalization of hemp farming is growing on both sides of the fence, as it becomes ever clearer that the USA’s insistence on remaining the only industrialized country to prohibit its cultivation is short-sighted and potentially crippling.
Posted on October 19th, 2012 by Seshata
Uruguay has no specific legislation for cannabis, making its legal status a somewhat gray area. Personal possession and consumption are generally tolerated but cultivation and supply are seen as far more serious issues which – although not a widespread problem – are often punishable by harsh prison sentences.
Posted on October 15th, 2012 by Seshata
Backed by years of research, Billion Dollar Crop exposes the political and industrial manipulation which led to the outlawing of cannabis – one of the most useful and valuable plants in human history. Hemp once provided the paper on which US banknotes were printed, the cloth for the original Levi jeans, as well as [...]
Posted on June 1st, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Amsterdam’s word-famous Cannabis College is brightening up the November gloom with four days of music, film, and presentations about the many uses of the cannabis plant. Beginning on Monday 21st November 2011, the Cannabis College – a reliable source of free, unbiased cannabis information for over a decade – will explore a different facet of [...]
Posted on November 18th, 2011 by reditor
When the Sea Shepherd high-speed vessel MV Brigitte Bardot needed insulation that was effective in sub-zero temperatures, hemp fibre from HempFlax was the obvious choice.
Posted on September 30th, 2011 by reditor
Our sister company HempFlax, innovative leaders in European industrial hemp business, launched their new website this month. In keeping with their continuing mission to research and improve the almost endless applications of industrial hemp, the new website is modern, clear, comprehensive and even more user friendly than before.
Posted on November 29th, 2010 by reditor
Ben Dronkers described his reaction as ´pleased and surprised´ upon learning of his nomination for Outstanding International Hemp Activist of the Year in the Jack Herer Awards 2010.
Posted on September 29th, 2010 by reditor
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