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Hemp: The Magical Plant

Published September 17, 2014

It is unbelievable that a plant which could be extremely useful in today’s world is still illegal to grow in the United States. It was not always so; in fact it wasn’t until 1937 that hemp prohibition started. Before that anyone could grow it legally and many of the nation’s forefathers grew the plant themselves. In the 17th century hemp was grown with the blessings of the federal government for use in making sails, rope and clothing. It wasn’t until the 1930’s during the Great Depression when America saw an influx of immigrants coming from Mexico that people began to […]

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