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Surprising Products Made Out of Hemp

Posted by Leah Concialdi on

Unless you’ve been hibernating under a rock, you’re probably aware that hemp is making a comeback. It is one of the oldest cash crops in history and was used to make paper, textiles, and beyond. Heck, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson cultivated hemp back in their days. Unfortunately, hemp prohibition began in September 1937 after the U.S. government began sensationalizing marijuana and lumping hemp into the same category (Note: the two plants are actually quite different. Check out a past blog entry on the topic.) Over the past few years, several states including Colorado, Kentucky, and North Dakota...

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10 Amazing Facts About Hemp!

Posted by Leah Concialdi on

Hemp has been making recent headway in the news as it has both practical and wellness purposes. It has also been heralded for its versatility to be used in textiles, fabrics, and commercial structures. However, this is not recent news and hemp has a lengthy and rich history. Here are some fascinating facts about hemp. 1.)  Until the introduction of the cotton gin in the 1820s, 80% of fabrics, textiles, clothes and linens were made from hemp. Read more: http://www.world-mysteries.com/marijuana1.htm 2.)  Hemp was the largest cash crop of the 20th century. It was the first crop grown in the US...

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