Discover more about the Trial of the Plant – the court case which could lead to legal hemp in SA. Learn about hemp developments in Malawi, and read a testimonial from a customer who has had great success using CBD in treating a condition known as syringomyelia.
Have you seen the recent reports stating “hemp oil cures cancer”?
Due to increasing promotion of “hemp oil” as a cancer cure, Hemporium has been swamped with requests for this oil. However, the cure known as hemp oil is incorrectly named and this creates confusion, so we would like to shed some light on the issue.
From the Archive: 08-06-2012
Hemporium sponsors Global Wheeling
Globalwheeling is the brainchild of South African Solo Adventurer, Kayden Kleinhans, Environmental Activist and Founder of the initiative, a South African registered NGO and platform for environmental change.
From the Archive: 04-06-2012
For anyone involved in eco-business, the question “but why is it so expensive?” would have been one heard all too often.
If you apply the triple bottom line philosophy, the business practise that evaluates People, Planet and Profit impacts before making decisions, you would no doubt be sick and tired of being compared on price to those that have no integrity, more…
From the Archive: 17-06-2011
2nd International Hemp Building Symposium, Granada, Spain 2011
Just over a year and a half since we attended the 1st International Hemp Building Symposium in Ireland, we arrived in the fascinating city of Granada, Southern Spain, for the 2nd Symposium.
From the Archive: 09-03-2011
Well, I know it has been a while since the last update on the Hemp House, but it is because we have been slowly turning it into a Hemp Home.
From the Archive: 01-12-2010
Once the frame of the building was assembled, the roof sealed and waterproofed, it was time for the next exciting eco-tech part: the casting of the hempcrete walls.
From the Archive: 18-11-2010
The House that Hemp Built – Construction Phase 1
As the hemp house is on a fairly steep plot on the mountainside on Noordhoek, we opted to go for a strip foundation using a limited amount of concrete and brickwork to ensure that the house stood on a solid base. We did not throw as slab as the house will be suspended over these foundations.
From the Archive: 08-11-2010
The House that Hemp Built – The factory phase
As the house is getting built in a modular fashion, much of the work was done in Perfect Places new factory near Stellenbosch, Cape Town.
From the Archive: 04-11-2010
The House that Hemp Built – Ordering the Materials
Obviously our ultimate goal is to be growing and producing hemp construction materials in South Africa, but we are not there yet.
We are at the commercial trial level, and we are confident that the industry will be ready to launch in the next few years as we move into the commercial production phase. So, in order to showcase the potential, we had to source the hemp materials needed for our hemp house internationally.