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Hemp seed oil is poised to grow in flavor and fragrance markets

Posted on March 1, 1999

In 1998, Canada harvested its first commercial hemp crop in 60 years, and the viability of the plant as a raw material for flavors and fragrances is being explored. Though the fiber, nutraceutical and personal-care industries are set to profit most from this newly cultivated crop, its benefits to the flavor and fragrance community are the least developed and may offer the greatest potential.

Hemp madness!

Posted on January 1, 1999

How a law-abiding plant has come into its own. Cannabis, or hemp (Cannabis sativa, C. indica), is an annual member of the Cannabinaceae family, which includes hops (Humulus lupulus), and is native to Asia. The authors of Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? define hemp as ‘marijuana’s nonpsychoactive cousin.’ While hemp has no psychoactive properties, like marijuana it is illegal to grow or possess raw hemp in the U.S.

Industrial Hemp As An Alternative Crop In North Dakoda

Posted on July 1, 1998

This report is in response to a national and state interest in the potential benefits of industrial hemp as an alternative crop. Industrial hemp has many uses which can be categorized into nine submarkets. North Dakota may have a comparative advantage in producing industrial hemp seed for oil because of the multi-oil processing facility in Carrington (AgGrow Oils) and the established infrastructure.

Hemp: Controversial energy drink gets go-ahead for launch in the UK

Posted on June 12, 1997

Hemp: Controversial energy drink gets go-ahead for launch in the UK. Hemp, the energy drink containing extract from the male cannabis plant, has finally gained approval from the Home Office.

Hemp’s popularity buds in select restaurants

Posted on November 4, 1996

When The Galaxy restaurant in Manhattan started serving dishes with hemp, the first question most diners asked was “Will it get me high?” The answer is, “No.” But hemp seeds and the oil made from pressed seeds do come from Cannabis sativa, the marijuana- and hashish-producing herb. Nevertheless, sterilized hemp seeds are legal in the United States.

Not such a bad seed after all

Posted on May 22, 1995

You’re not allowed to grow it — or smoke it — but the “Weed with Roots in Hell” sure makes a nice pie crust. Hemp, also known as cannabis sativa or marijuana, among other names, was served up in a nonpotent form in a variety of dishes by award-winning chef Mark Ellman at the recent Hemp Seed Banquet, part of the Hemp Clothing Fashion Show and Mini-Hemp Expo here last month.

Therapeutic Hemp Oil

Posted on March 1, 1993

To most people, Cannabis sativa is synonymous with marijuana, but the plant’s Latin name means the “useful hemp.” Species designated sativa (useful) are usually among the most important of all crops. In fact, the utility of hemp is manifold: the plant has provided human beings with fiber, edible seeds, an edible oil, and medicine, not just a notorious mind-altering drug.

Hemp Seed: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source In The World

Posted on July 1, 1992

Seeds of the plant cannabis sativa, hemp seed, contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life. No other single plant source has the essential amino acids in such an easily digestible form, nor has the essential fatty acids in as perfect a ratio to meet human nutritional needs.

Hemp Seed Nutrition

Posted on July 1, 1992

Cannabis hemp seeds contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life. No other single plant source provides complete protein in such as easily digestible form, not has the oils essential to life in as perfect a ratio for human health and vitality.