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Hemp: 1/11 of 11

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Legalize ... them!

Jill Richardson

13th January 2014

The phony justification for the US's ban on hemp makes even less sense than it did before Colorado and Washington State legalized marijuana. Jill Richardson says its high time to legalize them both. more...
A promising crop of hemp. Photo: CSLP / Craik Sustainable Living Project via Flickr.com.

Hemp - the energy and industrial crop of the future?

Thomas Prade

5th January 2014

In 1980 The Ecologist published an iconic Special Edition' devoted to the multi-use 'wonder crop' hemp. 34 years on, Thomas Prade finds the case for industrial hemp is as strong as ever. more...
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BohoHemp

BohoHemp is an online eco chic boutique providing organic and fair trade hemp fashion in womens and menswear.



Tel: 0800 0932 782
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Email: info@bohohemp.co.uk

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Five of the best…eco-friendly kidswear

Five of the best…eco-friendly fashion brands for kids

Lisa Stephens

1st May, 2012

First women, then men: now children and babies are the latest to join the conscious clothing revolution. Lisa Stephens rounds up five of the best eco-friendly kids clothing brands more...
organic clothes

Ask the Ecologist: cotton, hemp and bamboo - which is the green choice?

Ruth Styles

22nd June, 2011

Green Living Editor Ruth Styles answers your eco-lifestyle dilemmas. This week, we're talking textiles more...
Eco Chic

Eco Chic: The Fashion Paradox

Ruth Styles

21st April, 2011

Sandy Black offers a fascinating account of the fashion industry’s attempts to balance the conflicting demands of style-hungry consumers and the impact it has on the planet, says Ruth Styles more...
Flax field

Our top three alternatives to olive oil

Laura Sevier

23rd April, 2010

Hemp, flax and rapeseed - not a sexy sounding trio compared to olive oil's Mediterranean aura - but storecupboard essentials if you want homegrown oil more...
The author hard at work sewing

Second skin: why wearing nettles is the next big thing

John-Paul Flintoff

20th August, 2009

John-Paul Flintoff journeys into a world of sartorial bliss, kitting himself out in eco-friendly fabrics of the future more...

Hemp on the high street

Laura Sevier

21st January, 2009

It’s versatile, environmentally friendly and has a 5,000-year-old pedigree in the fashion world. Laura Sevier can’t understand why it’s taken so long for hemp to hit the shops more...

Seeds of Hope

Jake Bowers

1st May, 2003

Considering its estimated 25,000-plus uses – for producing food, fuel, medicine, paper, plastics and even dynamite – the most wasteful thing you could probably do with hemp is smoke it. Jake Bowers describes hemp’s potential to transform agriculture and the plant’s demonisation by huge and competing industrial interests more...
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Oil & Security

Jeremy Smith

1st April, 2003

The world lives under oil’s spell. Jeremy Smith reveals the extent to which the industry’s by-products have permeated our lives. more...

Hemp: 1/11 of 11

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