The recent legalisation of hemp-based foods in Australia is putting Hemp in the News a lot these days, boosting morale of hemp supporters eager to get the new industry rolling.

Hemp in the News

Georgina Wilkinson, co-owner of the Margaret River Hemp Company, says the legalisation of hemp foods in Australia will encourage farmers to grow hemp, as it can used to produce food and building products.

Just last week, the Office of Drug Control issued its first license for growing medicinal cannabis in Western Australia, to the company AusCann. The company is also looking into establishing a base in the Margaret River region.

Wilkinson, along with many other hemp advocates, is pleased with the recent hemp approval because it means more opportunities for Australia on a domestic and international scale.

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