Hemp for Africa

“Symptoms are a result of prohibition” William Wallace from Below The Lion said. The law once said it was illegal for African people to be in the city or suburbs at night. We have created a legal framework that made it illegal to grow or use this plant in any way. But times are truly changing.

As Medicinal Marijuana is being legalized across the globe, we can’t claim ignorance anymore.

“It was prohibited on racial grounds, it’s non-toxic and has never killed anyone.”

Miss Mamazana from the CYPSA is so passionate, yet she doesn’t make any valid points. She even says sugar is “more healthier” than Marijuana. Miss Mamazana is blocking all possibilities of an honest open minded debate.

In February the Medical Innovation Bill was created and presented to parliament by Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Mario Oriani-Ambrosini. He was 53-years-old when he passed away and his dying wish was that marijuana should be made legal.

The very first mass produced car, Ford was in fact made completely of hemp! In 1941, he  built a car that contained cellulose fibers derived from hemp, sisal, and wheat straw. The plastic was said to be lighter than steel and 10 times stronger than steel! Watch the video as Ford demonstrated its strength.

The benefits of growing Hemp are endless.

“Plastics can be derived from plant cellulose, and since hemp is the greatest cellulose producer on Earth (hemp hurds can be 85% cellulose), it only makes sense to make non-toxic, biodegradable plastic from hemp and other organics, instead of letting our dumps fill up with refuse.” Read more on hemp plastics.

Using hemp as an industrial crop will have a tremendous impact on our economy. The hemp plant has 50,000 known uses and benefits.
These are just a few of the countries currently growing industrial hemp. Which can be made into anything from clothes, textiles and plastics, to oils that powers our cars and homes…

  • China
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • North Korea
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom

There are many myths surrounding the use of hemp, find many questions answered here. Just think about the possibilities.

“People say “Well you can abuse marijuana”. Well shit you can abuse cheeseburgers too. Ya know, you don’t go around closing Burger King because you can abuse something. I can take a fuckin’ fork and jam it in my eyeball. Does that mean forks should be illegal? Ya know, I could jump off a bridge, should we outlaw bridges? Lets Nerf the world!”

– Joe Rogan

Hemp loves our world, let’s show it some love by giving it the respect it deserves.

Tony Budden of ‘Hemporium SA’ – The Global Benefits of HEMP. South Africa is already busy experimenting with growth trials of industrial hemp, let’s keep the grass rolling.