Hemp : A Dangerous Drug Essay

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It is time for hemp to be legalized. Hemp is not a dangerous drug, and is is the exact opposite of marijuana. Hemp although both are cannabis plants, has many uses than Marijuana. “It can be used to make different products.” (Hemp.) Hemp as a cannabis plant must be legalized. Hemp, if it was used can heal the world. It can help stop most of the country’s problems on the unemployment rate.
It might can help also the oil crisis in America.
Why was was hemp banned and considered a dangerous drug in the United States? “Hemp has a ton of uses like it can be used to make buildings, plastic, oil, clothes, and paper.” (Hemp) “Not only is amazing plant and it one of the most popular plants among farmers.” (Hemp) “It was domesticated in the 1800s and 1900s.” (Martino)
“George Washington, first president of the United States, also wrote about hemp and even he cultivated hemp.” (George Washington grew Hemp.) He expected hemp should be used till the end of humanity. “Benjamin Franklin back then owned a mill that made hemp.” (Nick) He even used to lessen the pain in wounds. “Hemp during its time when washington was alive was used to make rope and it was also used to make sails for ships.” (George Washington grew hemp.) “One acre of hemp will produce as much fiber as 2 to 3 acres of cotton.” (Bouril)
“Cotton grows only in moderate climates and requires more water than hemp.” (Bouril). “It takes years for trees to grow until they can be harvested for paper or wood but hemp is ready…

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