The Hemp Solution - For a Sustainable Future. 93mins plus 16mins DVD extras.
Here's more info on "One of the greatest resources of the Hemp Movement" - as Jack Herer described the original version: The Hemp Solution explores the Hemp plant's (Cannabis Sativa's) fascinating history, it's thousands of uses, the economic and cultural forces behind its prohibition and its modern potential to solve major environmental problems.With engaging footage from around the world, it shows how: Hemp paper is a solution for the problems of deforestation and pollution associated with our wood for paper industry, hemp textile production is a solution for the problems of chemical use in our cotton industry, Hemp building materials is a solution to build with a negative carbon footprint, hemp seeds are a solution to alleviate hunger in poor countries and to provide easily digestible whole protein, vitamins and minerals to all people, hemp seed oil is a solution for deficiencies in Omega 3 essential fatty acid in modern diets and hemp medicine is a solution to alleviate many ailments for many people. Most remarkably, the updated medical section reveals the latest research in THC's ability to kill cancer cells and the newly found role of cannabinoids in balancing every bodily function.
This award winning Australian film also examines the history and controversy around the drug marijuana and its effects on humans, the current "war on drugs" and alternative policy options.
Featuring the world's most brilliant experts on Hemp-related issues including Dr Andrew Weil, Dr Lester Grinspoon, Terence McKenna, Prof. Peter Dale Scott, Dr Andrew Katelaris, and more. The DVD also has a great soundtrack with music from Jackson Browne, Sirocco, Shanti Ramana and more!
“Fascinating...chock full of engaging facts”
- SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
“ 4 Stars ” - ARIZONA REPUBLIC
“ 4 Stars" powerful...fascinating and intelligent...
should be seen by anyone interested in the psyche of the Western world and the future of the planet”- MELBOURNE AGE
“Convincing...compelling...smartly paced”- VARIETY
"Totally cool! A must see" -- DENNIS PERON, Director, Californians for Compassionate Use.
"This is one of the greatest resources of the hemp movement!" -
“I laughed. I cried. The most definitive film on hemp and related issues ever! --MARI KANE, Editor, Hemp World Magazine - JACK HERER, Author, The Emperor Wears No Clothes.