Month: August 2010

Canadian company set to roll out car made from Hemp

We all know the story about Henry Ford’s Hemp/plastic car (if you don’t watch the Youtube video below) and now, half-a-century later, a Canadian manufacturer is getting ready to roll out a “zero-emission” Hemp composite car. Its body is built from hemp grown in Vegreville, Alta., outside Edmonton, and processed into an impact-resistant bio-composite material …

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Used plastic + hemp = lumber

UNCC researchers create a formula for recycling old bottles into new building materials By Amber Veverka Charlotte Observer A UNC Charlotte researcher with a passion for sustainability is creating a new building material out of recycled plastic bottles and an ancient grass. Dr. Na Lu, an assistant professor at UNCC’s Department of Engineering Technology, has …

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‘Cannabinomics’ chips away at Hemp prohibition

We here at Hemp.com tend to stay away from the medical marijuana debate, but BoingBoing.net had an interesting post today about the economic tipping point being reached across med pot states. With 15 states offering medical marijuana licenses to everyday Joes, and California mulling complete decriminalization of pot, the new economic reality seems to be …

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The economics behind legalization of Hemp & Cannabis

As governments begin to understand the wrong-headed thinking of prohibitions some interesting economic conditions are coming to light. This November, in an effort to increase tax revenue, California will hold a referendum on whether or not to legalise the cultivation and use of marijuana. If passed, the change in law would be devastating to the …

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