The Hemp Institute’s primary focus lies on immediate decriminalization of medical cannabis users and the personal growing of cannabis while establishing itself as a resource for all cannabis data in Austria.

Promote cannabis as

  • Medicine

  • Relaxant

  • Food

  • Fiber as basic material

  • sustainable and climate neutral energy source

Establish and maintain relevant contacts with

  • lawmakers

  • expert groups

  • media

  • health professionals

  • patients and their families

  • education sector


  • evidence based information on the hemp plant in all its aspects

Collect data and information

  • building a hemp resource for a German speaking audience in the first stage

  • expanding to more European languages

Help to rewrite Austrian drug laws

  • based on scientific evidence and the experience of 20 years of MMJ use in the USA.