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  • The Importance Of Hemp

    We need to use hemp based materials instead of tree based materials because hemp bast metals are stronger than tree based materials. We use the dumbest possible way to make paper, trees are made up of only 30% cellulose. The rest of the tree has to be removed using toxic chemicals and bleach, until the cellulose can be formed into paper. Where as hemp is 85% cellulose due to this, hemp makes a stronger paper without the need for toxic chemicals or bleach. It would be incredibly stupid for humans not to use hemp instead of wood. It’s also better for the environment. Besides that “trying to get high on industrial hemp is like trying to get drunk on non-alcohol beer.” Ford motor company made a plastic body composed of 70% cellulose fibers from…

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  • Hemp Benefits

    Cannabis, aka hemp or marijuana, often triggers a negative connotation to people - especially because it is labeled as a dangerous drug, which one needs to avoid. Little do these people know that it actually has a lot of benefits that everyone should enjoy. Cannabis seeds, in particular, have a lot to offer. They are generally safe even if they are oily and high in fat. It has been known as a "superfood", and as years pass, scientists get to discover more perks you get out of it. What…

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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…

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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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  • Hemp In Colonial America Essay

    Hemp in Colonial America could have not been used for industrial purposes, however, that's how it was mostly used, to make rope and other items that were of use during the times. Therefore, hemp during the days of Colonial America was mainly used for industrial reasons. Throughout George Washington’s life, he cultivated hemp in Mount Vernon for industrial purposes. The hemp was grown to make rope and sail canvas (even the word “canvas” can be traced back to the Latin word “cannapaceus,” meaning…

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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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  • Industrial Hemp Industry Analysis

    Kentucky’s iconic bourbon industry is a cornerstone of our state’s rich history, but how did it become so successful? More importantly, how can we recreate that success in the upcoming hemp industry? In my research, I want to analyze what government policies assisted this success. My research will focus on what legislative initiatives would allow the upcoming industrial hemp industry to be as successful as Kentucky Bourbon. I have several questions I want to address in my research. Firstly,…

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