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

A MAYORAL candidate is reaching high with a left-field plan to turn the land earmarked for the controversial $52 million...

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11th Jan. 2016 6:01 AM

LOCAL mayoral and councillor candidates Jeanette Maynes and Jannean Dean have a joint plan to scrap the sport precinct and...

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11th Jan. 2016 4:01 PM

THE proposal to place an industrial hemp farm on the land earmarked for the controversial sports precinct has not gained...

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12th Jan. 2016 6:01 AM

MEMBER for Burnett Stephen Bennett is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry to investigate Queensland’s regulatory frameworks...

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08th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM

A Greens motion in the NSW Upper House to legalise the hemp food industry has passed by one vote today.


25th Feb. 2016 4:02 PM

The Greens have lambasted the would-be Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party for failing to turn up for a debate on the...

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26th Feb. 2016 6:02 AM

A GREENS motion to legalise the hemp food industry in New South Wales has been passed by the Legislative Council despite...

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26th Feb. 2016 12:02 PM

A MOTION passed in the NSW Upper House last week to legalise hemp as food described as practically pointless and “sort of...

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02nd March 2016 3:03 PM

SENSITIVE roadside drug testing was identified as the primary roadblock to a potential multi-million dollar hemp food...

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06th April 2016 7:04 AM

HEMP is turning a new leaf in Taranaki, with a house made of the marijuana-like plant featuring on tonight's Grand Designs...

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02nd Oct. 2016 7:10 AM

FORMER Hinkler MP Paul Neville has welcomed the news of Queensland Parliament unanimously passing legislation for medicinal...

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13th Oct. 2016 4:10 PM

WHEN it comes to cannabis, "there are generally two kinds of people...people who support it, and people who don't...

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14th Dec. 2016 6:12 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast business is fighting to reopen after police moved in and seized all of its stock, leaving its large...

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18th Jan. 2017 5:01 PM

New farmers, changes in the law mean good news for hemp industry

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20th Jan. 2017 2:01 PM

WHEN it comes to versatility, industrial hemp takes the biscuit.

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17th Feb. 2017 5:02 PM

MORE local jobs and a brand new purpose-built facility are in the pipeline following a Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation...

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28th April 2017 3:04 PM

THE State Government has backed the proposed legalisation of edible hemp, which has been floated as a rotational moneymaker...

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03rd May 2017 10:05 AM

Justine Elliot and Walter Secord show their support of the hemp food industry following recent legalisation

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16th May 2017 5:05 AM

WHAT hemp legalisation means for the Australian economy, environment and consumers and HFA's upcoming plans for the...

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18th May 2017 5:05 AM

THE South Burnett needs more jobs, economic development and industry. Can hemp help?

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11th Aug. 2017 2:08 PM

QUEENSLAND'S agricultural sector will soon receive a healthy boost with low THC hemp seeds to be available for human...


24th Aug. 2017 2:08 PM

ON NOVEMBER 12, Hemp will be legalised as a food in Australia joining a growing global industry.

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07th Nov. 2017 6:11 AM

FROM Sunday, hemp products will be legal and offered in smoothies, salads and even beer. But is the “superfood” really good...

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10th Nov. 2017 7:11 AM