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Activists Denounce DEA Plan to Ban Hemp Foods, Federal Raid on Pine Ridge Reservation

Posted on September 4, 2000

Andy Kerr and Jeff Gain, board members of the North American Industrial Hemp Council, as well as Joe American Horse will be available afterward to answer questions.

More Bales of Hemp Making It Onto Grocers’ Shelves

Posted on August 30, 2000

While hemp has been popular for years in trendy clothing stores from the Haight to the Marina, the edible variety is showing up in more food products at grocery stores and natural food markets.

New Hemp Bread hits UK stores

Posted on August 21, 2000

A new relationship between the Hemp Food Industries Association (HFIA) and another manufactured has now sprouted! Sunnyvale Bakeries new organic wheat sprouted bread with hemp has hit the stores and the HFIA are proud to recommend the product for it’s high quality ingredients and novel manufacturing process.

One scoop or three, man?

Posted on August 12, 2000

“If you’re asking me if I’m getting high,” says Vincent Owen, as he digs into his second pot of ice cream, “I’m not.” Oblivious to the industrial hum of pasteurisers and homogenisers around him, the factory supervisor is concentrating on sampling thelatest batch of strawberry flavoured hemp ice. He may not be high, but he’s showing all the signs of a textbook attack of the munchies.

Hemp Foods and Workplace Drug Testing Not in Conflict, New Study Finds

Posted on August 1, 2000

Persons who frequently consume food items containing hemp seeds and oil are very unlikely to fail a workplace urine test for marijuana. This is the main finding of a recent toxicological study commissioned by the Agricultural Research and Development Initiative (ARDI), a program funded by the Canadian federal and the Manitoba provincial governments; the North American Industrial Hemp Council (NAIHC), and several manufacturers of hemp foods.

Mr Hippy sells cannabis cones

Posted on August 1, 2000

An ice cream van peddling cannabis is perhaps every parent’s nightmare but a child would have to slurp a lifetime’s worth of this frozen dessert before they ever got high. The world’s first hemp ice cream launched this week is estimated to contain less than one part per million of the active ingredient which pot smokers are interested in.

Many Essential Nutrients Found in Hemp Seed

Posted on July 26, 2000

According to the latest research, there are about 45 nutrients that humans can’t live without and which their bodies can’t manufacture: 21 minerals, 13 vitamins, eight amino acids and two essential fatty acids. No single food has them all. But when a food is discovered that is a rich source of several essential nutrients, such as hemp seed, it makes nutrition news.

Hemp for Health?

Posted on July 12, 2000

According to the latest research, there are about 45 nutrients that humans can’t live without, and which their bodies can’t manufacture: 21 minerals, 13 vitamins, eight amino acids and two essential fatty acids. No single food has them all. But when a food is discovered that is a rich source of several essential nutrients, such as hemp seed, it makes nutrition news.

Evaluating Interference of THC in Hemp Food Products With Employee Drug Testing

Posted on July 1, 2000

A toxicological study was conducted to evaluate the potential conflict between extended consumption of hemp food products and workplace drug-testing programs in the United States.

Probe launched into “cannabis” label children’s drink

Posted on June 29, 2000

An investigation has been launched in Wales into a soft drink called Cannabis that has been given out free to a group of schoolchildren.