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Earth Day Canada Hometown Hero Awarded to Oilseed Works Inc

Posted on June 9, 2011

Toronto, Ontario — Wednesday evening, Earth Day Canada (EDC) held its annual gala at the Drake Hotel in Toronto. As part of the festivities, EDC presented their annual awards for outstanding commitment to the environment — the Earth Day Canada Hometown Heroes Awards. This year also marks the first year EDC is recognizing a Hometown […]

Third Canadian Hemp Festival Going As Planned

Posted on February 17, 2004

The third Hempola Family Farm Festival (now a biennial event) is going full steam with its planning and will happen August 7 and 8, 2004.

Barrie Hemp Company Spinning in the Confusion Over the Big Marijuana Bust

Posted on January 22, 2004

Ask Hempola Inc. president Greg Herriott what he thinks of last week’s huge marijuana bust in Barrie and he rolls his eyes and states, “we now spend half our daily conversations explaining to customers and people we had nothing to do with it! Mind you, most of these people know there is no connection. They’re long term customers… it’s been a real joke topic, but it sure has raised the awareness level for us; almost as much notice as our involvement last year with the American Music Awards.

House of hemp

Posted on January 10, 2004

Kelly Smith and Greg Herriott built their new home as an homage to hemp. The walls of Smith and Herriott’s 4,500-square-foot house are filled with hemp weed, the floor and ceiling beams are stained with hemp oil, the roof is shingled with hemp composite and they plan to use hemp oil in the furnace.

Three Successive Lab Reports say, “No THC detected in hemp seed oil!”

Posted on December 20, 2000

Just yesterday morning routine testing at Maxxam Analytics Inc., a leading Canadian testing laboratory serving the food, pharmaceutical, environmental and occupational health industries, once again, found absolutely no traces of tetrahydrocannabinol in samples of Hempola hemp seed oil.

Herriott’s happy with his hemp

Posted on November 22, 2000

Greg Herriott thinks hemp has had a bad rap. Because some hemp varieties produce marijuana, people tend to believe all hemp is bad and illegal. Actually, 12 non-marijuana varieties have been approved by the federal government for growing in Canada to produce oils, baking flour and fibres.