Cannabis is a remarkably useful herb that can provide food, fuel, fibre and medicine. So this Christmas go for the ultimate in alternative gifts - hemp products from socks to deodorant and beer.


Hemp T-shirts and polo shirts. Designs include cave figures, primitive man and MA Print - the Chinese symbol for hemp. From pounds 12. Hemp Union.

T-shirts, jeans, shirts, sandals, rucksacks and much more. From pounds 19.95. The Earth Project.

Cotton T-shirts and aprons, with cannabis design. Eric.

Hemp socks. pounds 4 including postage. Hemp Union.


Organic Hempseed. pounds 1 per 125g packet. Hempseed Organics.

Food Hamper, organic pasta, chocolate, seed, burgamix, flapjack, etc, pounds 14. Hemp Union.

Cannabia, organic beer made with cannabis leaves. pounds 39.99 for 24 bottles. Organics Direct Ltd.

Hemp Burger Mix, pounds 2.95; Hemp Seed, pounds 1.65; Hemp Oil pounds 2.95. The Earth Project.


Body Care Hamper: hempbased shampoo, bubble bath, deodorant, soap. All vegan approved. pounds 14. Hemp Union.

Luxury Cosmetics Hamper: hemp-based body lotion, lip balm, deodorant, soap, cleanser, pounds 14. Hemp Union.

Wide range including soaps, shaving cream, body lotion and shampoo. All under pounds 5. The Earth Project.


The Mini Vaporizer, allows you to toke without smoke. pounds 39.99. Weed World.

Unbleached Filter Tips. pounds 5 for 10. Hemp papers. pounds 5 for 10 packets. Weed World.

Imported Seeds, prices vary. The Seedbank Company.


Cooking with Ganja. pounds 6.99, Eric.

The Joint Rolling Handbook. pounds 5.95. Freedom Book Co.

Mellow Pages, guide to Amsterdam Coffee Shops.


Weed World Magazine, annual subscription pounds 18.

The Bush Telegragh magazine, Box BT, 101 Magdalen Rd, Oxford, OX4 IRG. Tel 01865 246483

Hemp writing set. 20 sheets, 10 envelopes, pounds 4. Hemp Union.

Cannabis mouse mat, pounds 6.95 or free with orders over pounds 25 from the website. Freedom Book Co.

Poster of A-Z use of cannabis, The Earth Project.


Weed World Magazine, PO Box 79, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8GR. Tel 01974 821518

Hemp Union, 24 Anlaby Rd, Hull HU1 2PA. Tel 01482 225328

Freedom Book Co, 73 Fawcett Rd, Southsea, PO4 ODB. Tel 01705 780600. http://

Organics Direct Ltd, 62 Rivington St, London, EC2A 3AY. Tel 0171 729 2828.

The Earth Project, Unit 24, The Bargate Centre, East Bargate, Southampton, Hants, SO14 2YD, Tel 01703 339 659, fax 01703 339660

Eric, PO Box 2223, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8SQ

Hempseed Organics, PO Box 11797, London N15 6NQ, Tel 0171 833 3178 fax 0171 8338465. Email,

The Seedbank Company, The Old Crowther Market, 282 North End Road, London. Tel 0171 386 5559 or 0468 413972.

Mellow Pages, Postbus 514, 1000, AM Amsterdam. Email, Internet:

All these products are legal.