Tag: building

  • Building something better with hemp bricks

  • The Many Uses of Industrial Hemp

    (This is a sponsored article from a Guest Author) Hemp is one seriously interesting plant. Demonized in the early 1920s, many western countries banned the cultivation of hemp in an attempt to curb the rise in recreational marijuana use that was starting to take hold in societies across the globe. To many, hemp and marijuana […]

  • Building a Future with Hempcrete

    (image:Hempcrete.com) By Diane Walsh For enthusiasts, it’s all about cementing the power of the industrial hemp movement right into people’s homes. You might ask, squinting one eye, and jutting forward to re-read…Hempcrete? Say what! When it comes to hemp, the ranges of uses (including food, clothing, rope, paper, soap, cosmetics, and even fuel) are well-known. […]

  • Libby Leads Battle for Reform : History of Downtown Eastside’s Champion

    Libby Davies came to Vancouver in 1969 after immigrating to Canada with her family in 1968. She was involved in grassroots community organizations from that time on in Vancouver, with a focus on the Downtown Eastside—she dropped out of university in 1973 to help found the Downtown Eastside Residents Association (DERA) with Bruce Erik- sen, […]

  • Paving The Way With Hempcrete

    By Diane Walsh For enthusiasts, it’s all about cementing the power of the industrial hemp movement right into people’s homes. You might ask, squinting one eye, and jutting forward to re-read…Hempcrete? Say what! When it comes to hemp, the ranges of uses (including food, clothing, rope, paper, soap, cosmetics, and even fuel) are well-known. One […]

  • A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER

    Ted Smith These are exciting times for those of us who have been working hard over the years to bring Hempology 101 to fruition. The transformation of our newsletter turning into this newspaper is one of many proj- ects that our group is involved with. Estab- lishing Cannabis Digest as a leading canna- bis publication […]