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Harper Government Invests to Create Value from Waste

Posted on July 18, 2012

Canada is receiving an important investment to turn by-products of flax and hemp into high-quality fiber.

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 […]

Hemp seen as fuel substitute

Posted on September 20, 2005

With gas and oil prices at an all-time high, the alternative solution for residents throughout Amherst and the country for energy is hemp.

Hemp the crop to beat coming energy crisis

Posted on October 9, 2004

Every time there is trouble in oil-producing countries, the price goes up and we are told supplies are running out. To replace the energy that oil gives us we are looking at wind and wave power and rivers for smaller schemes. But there is no mention of hemp, which has the potential to meet much of our needs.

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.

No Blood for Wesson Oil!

Posted on March 5, 2004

We took a little drive in the car of the future recently, and the exhaust of the future smells like French fries. That’s because this car runs on non-polluting vegetable oil instead of sky-smudging, non-renewable, war-greasing petroleum.

Hemp Powered Car Tours US, Canada

Posted on December 29, 2000

A hemp powered car will be touring N. America this summer. It’s goal is to prove the viability of hemp as fuel, and promote environmental fuel technologies and drug law reform. The car will attend environmental festivals, such as SolFest, and drug law reform events.

Hempcar News

Posted on December 27, 2000

Greetings everyone and thanks for your support. As we end the fifth week of Hempcar’s campaign we are excited by our progress and by the many wonderful contacts we have made.

Hemp Activism Hits the Streets

Posted on December 19, 2000

If you’re driving on the interstate this summer and you smell a strange odor don’t worry, you’re not having a flashback and that isn’t a “doobie” you smell, it’s hempcar. The exhaust won’t “catch you a buzz,” but the car is creating one among hemp activists and environmentalists. It’s a car powered by hemp seed oil and it will be touring the country to promote drug-law reform and environmental fuel technologies.

After Oil — Fuel from the Farms?

Posted on June 16, 2000

Although the world’s petroleum supplies have turned out to be far greater than some pessimists believed a few decades ago, sooner or later oil will inevitably be either hard to get or outrageously expensive—or both.