Hemp has been used for centuries upon centuries.
It is known to cure cancer and help with other ailments.
The hemp plant has more known productive uses than any other plant.
If we wanted to turn the economy around in the U.S. all we would need to do is open up the Hemp Industry.
Here are just a few articles and sites for research.
It is worth the time to be educated on this matter.
This could be our future.
They also noted that the reason why industrial hemp cannot be grown in the United States is because the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) refuses to acknowledge that hemp is not the same as marijuana. As TreeHugger reported:
"The United States is the only industrialized nation where growing industrial hemp is illegal. And because of that we're missing out on huge economic opportunity...
HENRY FORD original plans were for a hemp fueled car.
The oil industry fought this.
Dupont, Hearst, Cotton Industries, oil companies, etc... all fought to make hemp illegal.
They were able to do this with propaganda that stated hemp and marijuana were the same.