Richard Friar, a 66-year-old farmer from Australia, and his wife Wendy are the proud owners of Australia´s first licensed industrial hemp crop to be grown in an urban area. With permission from the Department of Primary Industries, they are in the first stages of a pilot project aimed at teaching farmers how to grow hemp […]
We’re not sure if this story from the never-ending War On (Certain) Drugs makes us want to laugh to or cry. “What was first thought to be one of the largest hemp seizures in the Corpus Christi, Texas Police Department’s history turned into an embarrassing incident for the cops, as the clueless officers spent a […]
# 1 Rosie Boycott, Independent on Sunday, 28 Sept 1997 “If alcohol is a tiger, hemp is merely a mouse” # 2 Jon Owen Jones, UK MP “We have tried the prohibition route for 30 years and it obviously, patently isn’t working.” # 3 Judge James Grey, OrangeCountySuperior Court, Santa Ana, CA, at the DPF […]
Industrial hemp, with its fast growth and dense foliage, needs no herbicides to compete with weeds and other plants – it simply outgrows them. This alone would be a massive boon to both the farmers and the ecology of Uruguay.
The AMEC hemp Cup (Asociacion Madrilena de Estudios de Cannabis) is the oldest hemp festival in Spain. The last cup was already the 13th edition of this spanish hemp cup! The overall winner was Skunk #1, from Sensi Seeds. This was also the winner in the categories Presence (appearance) and taste. The plant was grown […]