AT 4.20pm yesterday Nimbin pot smokers took a small comfort in knowing they were not the only cannabis users taking part in...

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21st April 2011 7:04 AM

PAUL BENHAIM dreams of the day when consumers can go to the supermarket and buy hemp.

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04th Oct. 2011 9:10 AM

TWEED Heads residents may be surprised to read that their suburb was originally named “Weed Heads” due to the copious...

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04th Nov. 2011 6:11 AM

DESPITE being banned by Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Big Joint will roll into Canberra to greet US President Barack...

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10th Nov. 2011 10:11 AM

ONE president had rolled a giant joint, the other rolled right on past as Nimbin's hemp crusaders nearly met US President...

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17th Nov. 2011 2:11 AM

IT MAY be 11 years since the first anti-smoking legislation came in, but Nimbin tends to run its own race, at its own...

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23rd Dec. 2011 2:12 AM

HEMP foods can be consumed legally in many parts of the world, but not in Australia.

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24th March 2012 4:03 AM

ORGANISERS of Nimbin's MardiGrass are breathing a little easier about their event going ahead this year after a meeting...

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05th April 2012 5:04 AM

BANGALOW-BASED Hemp Foods Australia is on the verge of a potential employment boom as the company explores overseas...

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10th May 2013 10:05 AM

A NEW political hopeful for Peter Slipper’s seat has a plan to save the Sunshine Coast caneland and generate more jobs for...

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15th May 2013 5:05 AM

ESTABLISHING a commercial hemp industry on the Coast is now a policy of the Australian Independents Party, after polls...


20th May 2013 5:05 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast hemp researcher has poured cold water on the possibility of a local hemp industry, describing it as...

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23rd May 2013 6:05 AM

PETER Cuming and Eshana Bragg are on a high about extending their home with walls made of hemp.

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18th July 2013 6:07 AM

VOTERS on the Northern Rivers voted down locally-based minor parties in the Senate, with only 1% backing HEMP and even...

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10th Sept. 2013 7:09 AM

BANGALOW-based Hemp Foods Australia has signed off on two new contracts it says will be worth $20 million.


08th Nov. 2013 5:11 AM

A LOCAL hemp food company’s products are sold all over the world, but don’t try to eat them here in Australia – it’s still...

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11th Feb. 2014 5:02 AM

LOCAL entrepreneur Paul Benhaim has $100 million he wants to invest in a new rural industry but there’s a catch.

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04th April 2014 6:04 AM

WHAT this area and many other areas need is a new clean, green industry with the opportunity for large employment and the...

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01st Aug. 2014 5:08 AM

PAGE MP Kevin Hogan admitted that, until yesterday. his understanding of the difference between hemp and marijuana was...

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04th Nov. 2014 5:11 AM

THE Northern Rivers is missing out on a slice of the lucrative $1 billion worldwide market in hemp products.

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06th March 2015 5:03 AM

HEMP is one of the oldest crops around. It is cultivated worldwide including Australia and is currently used as a source of...

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23rd Sept. 2015 7:09 AM

FURTHER to a recent letter, hemp is a very versatile fibre crop, making excellent rope and cordage.

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09th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

BANGALOW based Hemp Foods Australia has been awarded a federal government grant of almost $600,000 although its products...


03rd Nov. 2015 10:11 AM

Many of the protesters going to Lismore next Monday are vulnerable if their saliva is tested so Nimbins HEMP Embassy is...

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17th Dec. 2015 4:12 PM

A MAYORAL candidate wants to turn the land earmarked for the controversial $52 million sports precinct into an industrial...

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10th Jan. 2016 1:01 PM