Starring David Hayman and Jack Herer
We explain the nature and many uses of industrial hemp. We explore its varied potential in the battle against climate change and health issues and provide an overview of the renewed interest of what many have come to call a “wonder crop”. The fact that the plant could provide a renewable source of oil and plastic within a “closed carbon cycle” (meaning it is better than carbon neutral, putting back more into the fight against pollution than the damage burning it causes) means hemp is the only organic way to repair our damaged planet. Unfortunately for most of the last century it has been illegal to cultivate. In this first programme we also look at how this situation came about and the forces behind the scenes that had a vested interest in seeing it banned.