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  • Hemp Essay

    Legalization of marijuana has been a long issue standing in The US for hundreds of years. The origin of marijuana can date back as far as 6500 years ago. Marijuana is a plant, also known as cannabis, when it’s grown, it produces butt that create a substance known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Cannabis can also be hemp. So what is hemp? A hemp is the most durable natural soft fiber on the face of this plant. Hemp can be used to produce a rope that is one of the strongest known ropes to the mankind, and can also produce paper. Marijuana has been a huge part of our history, it was used by Chinese for its healing proprieties, and in American history. In 1611 Jamestown settler brought the plant to North America, and the first marijuana law U.S…

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  • Hemp Research Paper

    Hemp has a long history in the United States as a viable cash crop. Deeming hemp as illegal to grow is relatively recent event resulting from the passing of the Marihuana Tax Act in 1973. The earliest known cultivation was 12,000 year ago and is well documented as being used for textiles such as rope, boat sails, and fibrous paste used to caulk the hull of boats. During WWII, in response to the Pearl Harbor bombing, the United States promoted the cultivation of hemp to decrease the reliance…

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  • Environmental Benefits Of Hemp

    To begin with, Hemp can absorb 4x more CO2 than trees. Although air pollution can be diminished by car pulling, planting more trees and reducing deforestation; using hemp to minimize air pollution can be very favorable. The convenience of the Hemp plant is; more rapid CO2 absorption, improved soil structure, and no other chemical inputs. Hemp can be grown in already existing agricultural land, it can be a part of a farm’s crop rotation, it can grow in a diversity of soil conditions and…

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  • Why Is Hemp Important

    Washington was our first president, but they do not know he also grew hemp. George Washington was a promoter of hemp and has been quoted from his personal diaries “Hemp, Grow it everywhere.”(Callery 2) Hemp is a type of cannabis plant that can grow as tall as wheat and can be used to make many different and useful products. In the United States of America as of now, hemp is illegal to grow. Industrial Hemp should be legal on a federal level in the United States of America. Hemp is very…

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  • Hemp In Canada Essay

    Even though hemp is not marijuana and could not be used for its psychoactive qualities, or therapeutic purposes industrial hemp should be legal in Canada for its many beneficial uses; industrial hemp is a multi-purpose crop that is environmentally friendly and would be a sustainable resource in Canada’s economy. Hemp and all the products made from it are in fact legal in Canada. There are no laws in Canada or in the USA for that matter that states possession of hemp is illegal. This would…

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  • Why Is Hemp Fiber Important

    Hemp Fiber: Legal Issues and History Despite the controversy, this environmentally friendly and versatile cannabis fiber has become popular for countless products in the apparel and goods industry. Apparels of hemp fibers contain the beneficial qualities of the long and durable stalk plant. Its ability to easily blend with other fibers makes it more desirable in the market as well as the fashion industry. Unlike cotton, hemp farming has been through several federal issues throughout the American…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Hemp Plant

    for the environment, believe it or not such a plant exists, Hemp. Also known as, Cannabis Sativa, Marijuana, Grass, Mary Jane, and by many other names, has not been legal in the United States since 1937 when it was unjustly banned, for its relationship to marijuana (“hemp…”). With that in mind, it’s true that Hemp and Marijuana are the same species, Cannabis Sativa, but hemp is a distant cousin to marijuana and has a minuscule amount of THC, the psychoactive compound that gives marijuana users…

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  • Legalizing Hemp Research Paper

    Legalizing Hemp Legalizing the use of hemp would help our economy in more ways than one. It would help give a more natural alternative to the products the United States already produces such as for food, feed, and oil. Dr. Edward from the Global Healing Center states that “Hemp is illegal to produce in the United States because of its distant relation to THC-laden cannabis sativa.” (“Hemp Production Should Be Legalized” Para. 4) The Prohibitive Marihuana Tax Law is the bill that outlawed hemp.…

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  • The Importance Of Hemp In Human Health

    putting restricted rules on growing hemp, government should legalize the planting of hemp due to its valuable content and it is people’s basic freedom. Instead of restricting the production of hemp, the United States government should legalize the planting of hemp due to its beneficial value to society while fulfilling the natural rights and freedom of America. Hemp planting is currently considered illegal, but due to its value in different field and people’s natural right, it becomes a highly…

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  • Hemp Lifeline To The Future Analysis

    than most crops. Likewise, as the author of Hemp: Lifeline to the Future Chris Conrad says it’s also “self-seeding, self-fertilizing, and self-weeding.” In addition, hemp doesn’t require the harmful chemicals that most commercial products need and it actually aerates the soil while improving soil conditions for other crop rotations. Hemp provides an ideal for free market capitalism with a diversity of products and a theoretically limitless supply. Yet, ironically, hemp still has an…

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