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Perfect Plant? 7 Great Uses For Industrial Hemp – ACC Magazine. The Cannabis Chronicles: To infinity (= legalisation) and beyond. I.

The Cannabis Chronicles: To infinity (= legalisation) and beyond

Playing chicken Umthunziwenkhukhu. R15m hemp project goes to seed - Cape Times. ECO-FRIENDLY: A house, including the interior and furniture, is all made nearly exclusively of hemp in Noordhoek.

R15m hemp project goes to seed - Cape Times

It is the brainchild of those behind the hemp company Hemporium. Fourteen years ago, a national project was launched to try to establish a hemp industry in South Africa, but legislation hampered it and has brought it to a near-standstill. Picture: WWW.HEMPORIUM.COM Caryn Dolley A MULTIMILLION-rand project launched 14 years ago for South Africa to grow and produce hemp has virtually stalled because of legal glitches, says the government.

Cannabis Lighting Types and Intensities. Growing Lighting Types and Intensities Lumen A unit of measurement of the total flow of light which is emitted continually from a source.

Cannabis Lighting Types and Intensities

One lumen is equal to the flow of light which is emitted from a very small wax candle. The common 40 Watt incandescent bulb emits some 400 lm (lumen). Acid test: LSD won't make you crazy. Lysergic acid diethyla­mide has many names, and in SA it is ­classified as a schedule two narcotic, making it illegal to possess, use or distribute.

Acid test: LSD won't make you crazy

It is also known as Microdots, candy, acid, A, tabs, trips and Hofmanns. The drug, part of a group that includes magic mushrooms and peyote cactus, is considered to be the most powerful recreational hallucinogenic. The South African Police Service says that the odourless, colourless substance causes "undesirable dependence". On its website, the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre says the side effects of psychedelics "include a predisposition to psychosis, exacerbation of depression and other mental illnesses". Greenthumb Hydroponics. Files/pdf/hempflax_presentation.pdf. Mercedes-Benz South Africa - Company - Raw materials. Fuel is another exciting area of implementation for natural raw materials.

Mercedes-Benz South Africa - Company - Raw materials

A high-grade biodiesel with an outstanding CO2 balance can be produced from the oil-containing seeds of the jatropha plant, for example. The plant does not require fertiliser or pesticides and grows on poor soil where food cultivation is not feasible. It also prevents ground erosion and can be an important additional source of income for many countries. Breaking the Taboo - END THE WAR ON DRUGS #breaktaboo. How Cannabis Works. Cannabis use and depression: a longitudinal s... [BMC Psychiatry. 2012.

New Processing Strategies For Hemp. INSTITUTE FÜR ANGEWANDTE FORSCHUNG Alteburgstr. 150 D-72762 Reutlingen, Germany Nebel, K.

New Processing Strategies For Hemp

M. 1995 New processing strategies for hemp. How industrial hemp is made - production process, making, history, used, processing, parts, components, steps, product, industry, machine, History, Raw Materials. Background Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species Cannabis sativa L.

How industrial hemp is made - production process, making, history, used, processing, parts, components, steps, product, industry, machine, History, Raw Materials

That grows to a height anywhere from 4-15 ft (1.2-4.5 m) and up to 0.75 in (2 cm) in diameter. The plant consists of an inner layer called the pith surrounded by woody core fiber, which is often referred as hurds. Bast fibers form the outer layer. Crete - Hemp Building Materials - Hemp For Houses. By Rolf B.

crete - Hemp Building Materials - Hemp For Houses

Hemp Concretes. Welcome to Hemp Plastic. Industrial hemp stretching the boundaries of plastic - Tasmanian Country Hour - ABC Rural Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Industrial Hemp Farming. By David P.

Industrial Hemp Farming

Hemp: Specialty Crop for the Paper Industry. In 1994 a four year research program to evaluate the feasability of the cultivation of hemp (Cannabis sativa L., Cannabinaceae) as a raw material source for the paper industry was finalized.

Hemp: Specialty Crop for the Paper Industry

Three aspects, primary production, pulp processing, and paper production, based on an integrated chain model from farm to factory were studied (See Figure 1). Figure 1: Integrated research module for hemp. This research program was part of a broader business concept study as a basis for starting a commercial hemp pulp processing unit. In this paper a summary of the research results will be presented. The Top 5 Healthiest Seeds. I previously posted my list of different types of nuts that are healthy and nutritious. Like nuts, seeds are a vital part of our diet. Seeds are high in fiber, vitamin E and monounsaturated fats that can help keep our heart healthy and our body disease free. Healthy seeds are also great sources of protein, minerals, zinc and other life-enhancing nutrients. Numerous studies have shown that different types of seeds and nuts can actually prevent weight gain, the development of heart disease and the accumulation of LDL cholesterol. If you are going to add seeds to your diet, I would recommend that you eat only organic seeds, in their raw state. 1.

Noob's guide to growroom set-up : a work in progress. The Scrog Method. Terence Mckenna - how to use Marijuana. Noam Chomsky on Marijuana. Noam Sayin'? The High Times Interview with Noam Chomsky, Noam Chomsky interviewed by T.A. Sedlak. Q: You've spoken out against the War on Drugs, explaining that it's essentially a means to lock up poor people, that it actually increases drug use, and that it serves as an excuse to control foreign nations. Would you briefly elaborate on these points? A: Let's grant that there's a drug problem, for the sake of argument -- drugs meaning, you know, cocaine, marijuana and so on. Suppose you accept that. 56 Percent Of Americans Favor Legal Marijuana In New Poll. Fifty-six percent of Americans think marijuana should be legalized and regulated like alcohol and tobacco, according to a nationwide Rasmussen poll of 1,000 likely voters. Asked earlier this month, "Would you favor or oppose legalizing marijuana and regulating it in the similar manner to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are regulated today?

" only 36 percent of likely voters opposed the concept and 8 percent were undecided. Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal. Drug warriors often contend that drug use would skyrocket if we were to legalize or decriminalize drugs in the United States. Mexican leftists, Uruguay propose legalising dagga. This comes after legalising recreational marijuana use won on popular ballots in Colorado and Washington. Two lawmakers from Mexico’s leftist Democratic Revolution Party have submitted a proposal to legalise marijuana. Colorado, Washington Pot Legalization Deals Drug War Major Blow. Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the prohibition era on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to the war on drugs.

Uruguay takes ‘war on drugs’ in new direction: state monopoly over the production and distribution of marijuana. How Congressman Sylvestre Reyes' Anti-Pot Lobbying Cost Him His Job. WASHINGTON -- In early 2009, El Paso Rep. Sylvestre Reyes (D) warned city council members that, if they approved a resolution calling for a debate on marijuana legalization, the city would jeopardize its federal funding. South African Cannabis Culture — Below the Lion.

The Dagga Couple. Drugs use map of the world.