Hemp (Cannabis sativa) Guide

Hemp (from Old English hænep) refers to low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), industrial strains of  marijuana. Of the approximately 2000 cannabis strains known, about 90% contain only low-grade THC and are most useful for their fiber, seeds and medicinal oils.Hemp is one of the earliest domesticated plants known and is the single most useful plant on our planet. It is a versatile and sustainable resource that can provide us with our basic needs, while also offering solutions to many of our planet's most important issues.Up until the 1930s hemp was widely used to produce many prod..

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Medicinal Cannabis in New Zealand

What is Medical Marijuana?Cannabis (Cannabis sativa) and (Cannabis indica) are herbs that contain a range of natural medicinal compounds including THC, CBD and many others. Together these compounds are referred to as Cannabinoids. These compounds can be extremely beneficial to people suffering from a wide range of conditions including: Cancer, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, Hiv & Aids, Kidney Problems, Labor & Menstrual Problems, Migraine, Pain, Stroke, Depression, Insomnia, Anxiety and many others.When preparations of cannabis are prescribed by an authorized medical professional and sold by a li..

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Cannabis Law Reform in NZ

Cannabis prohibition is one of the most nefarious laws enforced upon the people of the world in the last century. Prohibition benefits no one other than big pharma, liquor and tobacco, the oil, plastic and timber industries, corrupt politicians and organized crime, all of whom have a vested interest in prohibition to maintain their cash-flow.Prohibition wastes police resources and turns our young people against the police. It maximizes the harms associated with cannabis use. It artificially inflates cannabis prices, resulting in a rise in real crime. It pushes the market into the hands of crim..

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Hemp Seed Oil Recipes

Hemp seed oil is one of the healthiest foods known to man. It can be used to make an infinite number of delicious foods as well as nourishing body products. Hemp seed oil is THC free and will not cause you to fail a drug test. The following are some of our favorite hemp seed oil recipes. If you have an interesting hemp seed oil recipe, please let us know and if we think its any good we will post it up here so others can enjoy it too.Hemp Seed Oil Salad Dressing3 Tbsp hemp seed oil. 1 tsp balsamic vinegar. Ground pepper. 1 clove of garlic. 5cm peeled ginger. Salt to taste. 1 t..

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J DAY 2016 - EVERYWHERE - High Noon to 4:20pm

NORML presents the 25th Annual J Day – Sat 7 May 2016 – everywhere. J Day is an international celebration of cannabis culture and protest against pot prohibition. It’s the original “protestival”, now in it's 25th year!For more info about J DAY and a list of confirmed locations please visit: NORML NZ - J DAY 2016..

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