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Cannabis for Fuel

Posted on April 19, 2004

I think that America needs to stop being ignorant to the fact that there is a conceivable way in which we can save this planet. The cannabis plant should be used, because it doesn’t release dangerous amounts of chemical smoke into the atmosphere, like fossil fuels do. I believe that the cannabis plant ought to be America’s answer to how and why to break the oil ties to the Middle East.

High-flying pigeons land trio in court

Posted on April 16, 2004

A Devon Meadows pigeon racer and breeder who was growing more than 200 cannabis plants says he only did it for the birds — all 1000 of them.

Salads With Healthy Hemp Seed Are Cool During The Hot Summer

Posted on April 15, 2004

Hemp seed nut (shelled hemp seed) and hemp seed oil are two ingredients that add a delicious flair to salad. Although both offer a pleasant nutty flavor, it is the incredible nutrition profile that sets hemp seed nut and hemp seed oil apart from other salad ingredients. Good nutrition is extra important during the summer as bodies can be compromised by the heat, and active lifestyles often push the body to physical limits.

Hemp drink under attack

Posted on April 15, 2004

Hemp is now for sale at general stores throughout New South Wales (NSW). It comes in the form of a drink. The drink is not actually made from hemp, but features marijuana leaves on the label and contains large amounts of caffeine.

Court Fines Advertisers of Swiss Beer for Promoting Drugs

Posted on April 12, 2004

A Samara regional court has ruled that the makers of advertisements for the Swiss beer Hanfblute are guilty of promoting drugs after displaying a marijuana leaf along with the beer.

Army Captain, Hemp Food Makers Get No Apology

Posted on April 9, 2004

Consider the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s war on hemp, a harmless and healthy food source. Ponder why the DEA, having lost three rounds in court, would this week waste more time and tax money appealing the latest one, a court ruling telling the DEA it can’t outlaw hemp.

Off the Charts: Ziggy Marley

Posted on April 1, 2004

Although Ziggy has yet to attain the sociocultural relevance of the elder Marley, he did briefly serve as the voice of Govinda Foods’ Hemp Bar — an eco-friendly energy bar composed of ingredients such as industrial hemp, carob, puffed amaranth and candied ginger.

Headteacher Furious over “Cannabis Lollies”

Posted on April 1, 2004

A headmaster reacted with anger today to the sale of “cannabis lollies” just yards from his school. Although the sweets contain hemp extract and not cannabis, headmaster John Wood said today they made the drug “look glamorous”.

Planting Computers

Posted on March 30, 2004

It’s not every day you come across a grower whose crop will be harvested by a Japanese firm to go into computers and mobile phones. But Andrew Saunders is such a farmer. He’s growing kenaf, a fibre crop, similar in appearance to industrial hemp.

Hemptown Clothing Announces Record Revenues for 2003

Posted on March 29, 2004

Record revenue and concrete growth in 2003 underscore the increasing strength and drive of the company’s position in the natural fiber and clothing market. Year-end results reflected the increased orders from new clients, increasing contribution from existing customers, and new product launches. Through aggressive sales tactics and successful marketing initiatives, the company expects to continue its expansion and financial growth.