Cannabis referendum a game changing opportunity for industry: NZHIA Press Release

The benefits of voting yes in the upcoming cannabis referendum are far greater than most New Zealanders realise, says the NZ Hemp Industries Association (NZHIA). “While the referendum has been packaged around the recreational use of cannabis, the implications of legalisation would be a game changer for the hemp industry,” said NZHIA chair Richard Barge. …

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Hemp Ideation Challenge 5 – 18 September

Creating Global Opportunities for New Zealanders with Hemp Take part in the inaugural “Hemp Ideation Challenge” The NZHIA  is working with Christchurch NZ and Webtools to bring you New Zealand’s first ever ‘Hemp Ideation Challenge’ – an exciting event that will help to drive the New Zealand hemp industry forward using a “challenge-driven innovation process“. …

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UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs

Given that the UN Single Convention makes specific reference to industrial hemp not being being controlled by the Convention (Article 28.2), it is difficult to understand why the officials in New Zealand and other jurisdictions continue to treat us like we are growing an illicit narcotic drug. When grown for industrial purposes iHemp is not …

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