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Hemp in the Channel Islands

Jersey has seen the 29th meeting of the British-Irish Council; where government representatives and politicians from around the UK and Ireland meet to discuss economic opportunities. Of importance in Guernsey is improving the longevity and sustainability of the agricultural sector, to which a new crop has been granted a licence to grow... Guess what made it into the conference goodie-bag! 

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Hemp for Fuel

One of hemp’s most desirable characteristics is that it can be used for the production of fuel - something human life has been predicated on for millennia. Today, liquid fuels (like the petrol or diesel you use to fill up your car) and power fuels (like the coal & natural gas used to create electricity or heat our homes) promise to be at the forefront of our concerns and enjoy centre stage in discussions of politics and economics. To that end, two liquid fuels and one power fuel can be made from hemp...

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A Brief History of Hemp in the UK

Hemp has been grown and used in the UK for thousands of years and was once one of the most valuable commodities in the country, if not the world. Here is a brief account of the history of hemp being grown, processed and used in the UK - a nod to a plant that was once so entwined with British culture.

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Nicolas BullenUK, Hemp, UK hemp, Shipping