Hemp is one of the oldest crops known to human kind, and some historians believe the need for material to make ropes and sails for the Royal Navy, was the real reason behind the establishment of Australia as a penal colony. Now hemp is making a comeback of sorts, supplying growing markets in masonry, fibreglass replacements and textiles. However a push to legalise foods made from hemp seeds could be the key to Australia’s hemp industry taking off. . . . → See: The Hemp Comeback
The film follows the lively exploits of activists for (and against) the movement for the legalization of the hemp plant in America. It features Woody Harrelson, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, and a whole host of farmers, politicians, businessmen, and laypeople as they search for the truth about this mysterious and demonized plant. . . . → See: Hempsters: plant the seed
Hemp Hemp Hooray! is a fast paced, fun educational glimpse into the potential of the world’s most useful and versatile plant, cannabis hemp, and its burgeoning renewed industrial marketplace. . . . → See: The Growing Industrial Hemp Market – Hemp Hemp Hooray!
The Hemporium is a South African hemp company, founded in 1996. They aim to educate people about hemp’s potential through the use of innovative products while creating an awareness of all that hemp has to offer. . . . → See: Hemporium SA
Presenter Adam Henson discovers why hemp is being hailed as a new wonder crop. Adam interviews Lee Preston of Lotus Engineering (who shows off the hemp-bodied Lotus Eco Elise), hemp farmer Dan Squire, Mike Duckett of Hemcore, Ian Prtichett of Lime Technology and Jonathan Adnams at the Adnams Brewery Warehouse and Distribution Centre, which is made from hemp blocks. . . . → See: Hemp – Countryfile
Controversial Crop is the story of the quest to re-establish industrial hemp farming in the United States. Told from an agricultural perspective, the show has profiles of prospective farmers, agricultural experts, researchers, processors, and retailers as well as clear information about the crop. . . . → See: Controversial Crop