Celebrate and support bees

Here’s how you can help the bees and all pollinators Einstein famously said that if the bees die out, we only have 4 years before humanity becomes extinct. Without bees and our other pollinators, crops will die. No more fruit, vegetables, grains, or feed for animals. Desolation. Industrial hemp greatly benefits bees in many ways,… Continue reading Celebrate and support bees

Free industrial hemp from drugs legislation #420 @DonnellyStephen

Ireland’s Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 controls the use of industrial hemp in Ireland, and is for the benefit of the Minister for Health. We call on Stephen Donnelly, TD, Minister for Health in Ireland, to update the Misuse of Drugs Act so that industrial hemp does not fall within its scope. In aligning our… Continue reading Free industrial hemp from drugs legislation #420 @DonnellyStephen

The Hemp Event Ireland 2022 Conference Report

Teagasc’s Ashtown Food Research Centre in D15 was the splendid location for the annual gathering of the Irish hemp industry’s leading lights, and some up-and-coming hemp stars. Across a very busy Friday, 8 April 2022, we can confirm that, yes, the Irish hemp industry does have a pulse! Among our highlights from the day… In… Continue reading The Hemp Event Ireland 2022 Conference Report

Better than nothing! European Union makes life slightly easier for hemp growers

In a nutshell The new EU CAP, Common Agricultural Policy, will raise the amount of THC cannabinoid allowed in hemp and hemp products from 0.2% to 0.3% in 2023, which is something, but we say it needs to go further, faster. What are cannabinoids and how much of them are in hemp and cannabis? The… Continue reading Better than nothing! European Union makes life slightly easier for hemp growers

Meet hemp grower, Ed Hanbidge, County Wicklow, Ireland

Our first view of Hempoffset sponsored hemp It was a blazing Friday morning in July, when Gary and Niall from Hempoffset drove the N81 highway, an hour south from Dublin, into County Wicklow. Into hemp country. Hemp licenses are free in Ireland Ed took us on a tour of his hemp fields, and it was… Continue reading Meet hemp grower, Ed Hanbidge, County Wicklow, Ireland