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Chronic Ice Hemp Iced Tea Gaining Acclaim for Health Benefits and Approach

Posted on November 30, 2011

Los Angeles, California — Chronic Ice — the refreshing health tea made from a blend of green and black tea, hemp seed extract, lemon essence, ascorbic acid and organic sugar cane — is fast becoming a favored alternative to traditional beverages on the market. David Hall, CEO RepliCel Life Sciences, recently gave his personal endorsement […]

Hemp Farmers Receive Investment to Heighten Exports

Posted on November 21, 2011

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Canadian hemp producers will benefit from a boost to their marketing brand abroad thanks to the support of the Government of Canada. The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) and Member of Parliament for Charleswood St. James Assiniboia, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of more […]

Harper Government Investing in New Market Opportunities for Flax and Hemp Farmers

Posted on October 21, 2011

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — The Government of Canada is investing in innovation that will help create new bio-composites derived from flax and hemp fibers. Member of Parliament Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of more than $100,000 for the Composites Innovation Centre (CIC) to study flax and […]

Leading Hemp Advocacy Groups Outraged by Governor Brown’s Veto of California Industrial Hemp Farming Act

Posted on October 10, 2011

Veto of SB 676 is Huge Setback for California Farmers, Businesses and the Economy Sacramento, CA — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, both working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., are extremely disappointed to report that Governor Jerry […]

Naturally Advanced Technologies and Carhartt Enter Into Development Agreement For CRAiLAR Flax Fiber

Posted on October 3, 2011

Vancouver, BC and Portland, OR — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. today announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Carhartt beginning in September 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR Flax fiber in premium grade work wear. “Carhartt aligns perfectly with our current portfolio and we are excited […]

HIA Convention 2011

Posted on September 12, 2011

Will You Miss These Excellent Speakers? San Francisco, CA — We are really excited about the upcoming HIA Convention in San Francisco, which will be held on Sunday and Monday, November 13 and 14. We have been adding a wide range of very interesting speakers to the roster for the convention and look forward to […]

Governor Can Help California Economy, Farmers and the Environment by Signing New Industrial Hemp Farming Bill

Posted on September 9, 2011

SB 676 is Supported by Kings and Kern County Sheriffs, Local Governments, Leading Unions, Businesses and Farming Groups Sacramento, California — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association, the nation’s leading grassroots organizations working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., urge Governor Brown to support SB 676, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act. […]

Manitoba Harvest Introduces Hemp Hearts

Posted on August 10, 2011

Nutritious shelled hemp seed offer an easy way to incorporate Omegas, protein and fiber into any diet Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, a global leader in hemp foods, announced today that its popular shelled hemp seeds product will be rebranded Hemp Hearts™. The product will boast the same high-quality Manitoba Harvest […]

Evaluation of preservation methods for improving biogas production and enzymatic conversion yields of annual crops — including hemp

Posted on July 19, 2011

The use of energy crops and agricultural residues is expected to increase to fulfill the legislative demands of bio-based components in transport fuels. Ensiling methods, adapted from the feed sector, are suitable storage methods to preserve fresh crops throughout the year for example, biogas production. Various preservation methods, namely ensiling with and without acid addition […]

Naturally Advanced Technologies Announces Partnership With Carolina Eastern to Manage Agronomics

Posted on July 14, 2011

Company Will Contract 15,000 Acres of Flax This Year and Establish Regional Production Facility by Q1 2012; Announcement Follows Close of C$13.1M in Bought Deal Financing Portland, Oregon & Vancouver, British Columbia — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. today announced it has entered into an agreement with Carolina Eastern Precision Ag, of Pamplico, South Carolina, to […]