Category: World

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    Attend First-Ever Online Global Leadership Conference!
  • Chilean Pharmacies start selling Medical Cannabis

    Chilean Pharmacies start selling Medical Cannabis

    June 8th, 2017 – Chile has become the first country in South America to sell cannabis-based medicines at pharmacies. The pilot program was launched yesterday at two pharmacies in capital Santiago, which will sell the T100 and TC100 chronic pain-relief medicines made in Canada. It is the first time such treatments have been offered by drug…

  • Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    This presentation of RUN FROM THE CURE: The Rick Simpson Story was made possible by Rick Simpson and video producer Christian Laurette. This presentation is made for free to teach YOU how to heal yourself of disease and illness using cannabinoids. After a serious head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson sought relief from his medical condition…

  • Australia Edges Closer to Hemp Approval for Food Uses

    Australia Edges Closer to Hemp Approval for Food Uses

    July 13, 2011 – A proposal to overturn a ban on the use of hemp seeds in food products in Australia could see the use of the staple in food products available in the country. Lorraine Belanger, communication manager for Food Standards Australia and New Zealand said that the regulator had received an application for…

  • Hemp House Becomes South Africa’s Most Sustainable Building

    Hemp House Becomes South Africa’s Most Sustainable Building

    June 29, 2011 – South Africa has tapped into the eco-mine of sustainable building material: hemp. Tony Budden, an avid hemp advocate in South Africa, has been on the hemp soapbox for years—the versatile superplant can be converted into countless materials, including paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, and fuel. Budden paired up with Dutch architect Erwin…

  • Momentum Grows in Call for Hemp to be Legalised in South Africa

    Momentum Grows in Call for Hemp to be Legalised in South Africa

    April 24, 2011 – Support for an online petition entitled “Hemp Now”, calling for the immediate legalisation of industrial hemp, has snowballed with more than 300 signatories and more signing on by the day. The Hemp Now campaign wants hemp – a type of cannabis plant that does not have the intoxicating THC compound found…

  • Australia: Hemp days without Hippy Haze

    April 4, 2011 – HEMP-FLAVOURED ice cream, milk, butter and cereals may soon be available in your local supermarket. Australia’s Health Minister Michelle O’Byrne has announced she will support an application to allow hemp foods to be sold in Australia. The application is being considered by Food Standards Australia New Zealand, to allow the sale…

  • South Africa: High Hopes for Hemp House

    South Africa: High Hopes for Hemp House

    March 23, 2011 – South Africa’s building industry has taken another step forward. High up on a hill overlooking the sea in Noordhoek, Western Cape, stands the House that Hemp Built. The first of its kind in South Africa, the building was constructed almost entirely of materials that could be grown on a few hectares…

  • South African Hemp/Cannabis Activist Missing

    South African Hemp/Cannabis Activist Missing

    February 28, 2011 – A South African humanitarian and marijuana activist whose cultivation case was recently thrown out of court has been missing for more than 72 hours under suspicious circumstances. Peter Charles Freeman Miller has been well known as a cannabis and industrial hemp activist in South Africa for a number of years. Peter…

  • Sydney Australia gets its First Industrial Hemp Farm

    February 2, 2010 – IN Richard Friar’s opinion the world would be a much better place if everyone started the day sprinkling hemp on their Weetabix. The organic farmer and peace activist and his wife, Wendy, are the proud owners of Australia’s first licensed industrial hemp crop, which he hopes will be part of a…