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    Hemp is the same plant as marijuana‚ its scientific name is "cannabis sativa." For thousands of years hemp was used to make dozens of commercial products like paper‚ rope‚ canvas‚ and textiles. In fact‚ the very name "canvas" comes from the Dutch word meaning cannabis‚ which is marijuana. That’s correct‚ real canvas is made from marijuana! Many years ago hemp/marijuana was unjustly banned. However‚ hemp has recently been rediscoverd as a plant that has enormous environmental‚ economic‚ and commercial

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    HempHempHemp. By: Andy Boustany. Lebanese American University. HempHempHemp. For many years‚ Hemp served as an industrial sourcing of filament and oilseed. It has been utilized everywhere on the planet to make a mixture of modern and customer like items. Starting today‚ around 30 nations develop mechanical hemp as an agrarian product‚ and for exceptional reason for why it does. It is then sold on the planet’s business sector. However in the states‚ the handling of hemp is

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    there is something; Hemp. It has been said that Hemp can be used in over 25‚000 products including; food‚ textiles‚ plastics‚ fuel and paper. It grows in 100 days with no wastage‚ little water‚ no chemicals and has huge biomass. Hemp being a cousin of Marijuana fell victim to smear campaigns that lead to the criminalisation of cannabis in the 1930’s and that stigma remains. In my explorations‚ I found out that over 80% of kiwis had no idea there was a difference between Hemp and Marijuana. Most

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    Legalize Industrial Hemp General Purpose: To inform the class on why industrial hemp is illegal and the benefits of legalizing industrial hemp. Specific Purpose: To provide my audience with a better understanding of how useful industrial hemp could be for the economy. Central Idea: Due to the war on drugs‚ hemp production is severely limited; however‚ with the proper legalization and regulation of this plant the U.S. economy would prosper due to job creation and the environment would benefit

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    Legalize Hemp

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    If farmers are allowed to start growing hemp‚ many of them will also grow marijuana‚ and the drug problem will gradually recede. For instance in our country a single farmer needs a plot of one hectar sown with any of the industrial cultures in order to just cover the costs of his labour on that very same plot. It is counter productive both in economical and social aspect. If marijuana was legal‚ each farmer could sow one tenth of his one hectar plot and cover the costs for his labour‚ manure‚ working

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    Hemp as a Sustainable Resource: Why is it Illegal to Grow in the United States The global population continues to grow at an exceedingly rapid rate. Therefore‚ use for versatile and sustainable resources is becoming imperative in order to retain the capacity to support humanity. More important is the ability to adapt to a system that can do it all while minimizing any negative effects on the environment. In ecology‚ sustainability can be described as the ability for a system to maintain balance

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    Hemp Rhetorical Analysis

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    Hemp: Industrial Crop or Dangerous Drug In society today‚ the Government has always argued both the pros and cons to legalizing the use of medical marijuana and hemp as an industrial harvest to make rope‚ fibers‚ oils‚ clothing and medication. In the article “The Battle Over Hemp on an Indian Reservation‚” Virginia Heffernan argues that the Lakota family‚ The White Plumes‚ of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation‚ should be able to grow each and every plant that might help the tribe get through

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    of hemp illegal on a federal level? “Hemp is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man. It has been used for paper‚ textiles‚ and cordage for thousands of years.” (Hempsters pg. 1) However‚ none of this matters because hemp is a cannabis which means that it falls under the same laws as marijuana even though they are two very different plants. And though marijuana‚ for medical and some recreational uses‚ has started making breakthroughs on state laws and some federal laws while hemp has

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    Hemp Through the Years

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    Hemp through the Years Topic: Hemp from “billion dollar crop” to “illegal nightmare” Specific Purpose: Inform my audience of the history‚ usages‚ and laws surrounding hemp and the industries that could benefit from it. Thesis statement: Hemp provides the world with eco-friendly‚ efficient products such as fuel‚ clothing‚ and plastics. Introduction I. Marijuana is not Hemp! (Attention getter) II. Cultivating and harvesting hemp is illegal. III. Hemp provides the world with

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    Hemp Oil Essay

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    different part of the cannabis plant‚ hemp (industrial)‚ cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil or extract is a natural concentrate that is high in cannabidiol or CBD‚ one of roughly 85 cannabinoids that have been found in the cannabis plant. This is a CBD hemp product that should not be confused with hemp seed oil or the organic hemp oil you typically find on the shelf in a grocery store. There are certain facts or pertinent information that every beginner should know about CBD hemp extract before attempting to employ

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    Hemp has the potential to stop deforestation. Points: Can stop the use of tree products that have contributed to deforestation Trees cut down to make paper take 50 to 500 years to grow‚ while hemp can be cultivated in as little as 100 days and can yield 4 times more paper over a 20 year period. Until 1883‚ from 75-90% of all paper in the world was made with cannabis hemp fiber including that for books‚ Bibles‚ maps‚ paper money‚ stocks and bonds‚ newspapers‚ etc. 2 Hemp paper is longer lasting

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    the difference between industrial hemp and marijuana? Would you like to? The purpose of this speech is to explain the differences in marijuana and industrial hemp‚ and to show the need to reform the present hemp laws in the United States in order to make hemp available for industrial purposes. The hemp plant shows its unique versatility by having many uses in industry and hemp has many distinct benefits over its counterpart in industry today. The usage of hemp would result in cleaner and more

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    Hemp Seed Research Paper

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    What Is Hemp Seed? Understanding the Five Surprising Benefits of the Healthiest Seed in the World What is hemp seed? Do you think it’s some kind of a drug? Absolutely not. The hemp seed is actually a gift from nature. Produced by the hemp plant‚ it is usually confused with marijuana‚ for they belong to the same family. But the truth is‚ these plants are a bit different. Hemp contains not more than 1% of psychoactive drug‚ while marijuana has 20% or more. In fact‚ hemp seeds are the healthiest seed

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    Cannabis Hemp Research Paper

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    The facts cited herein are generally verifiable in the Encyclopaedia Britannica‚ which was printed primarily on paper produced with cannabis hemp for over 150 years. However‚ any encyclopedia (no matter how old) or good dictionary will do for general verification purposes. From more than 1‚000 years before the time of Christ until 1883 A.D.‚ cannabis hemp‚ indeed‚ marijuana was our planetís largest agricultural crop and most important industry‚ involving thousands of products and enterprises; producing

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    Hemp, The Swiss Army Plant

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    about the Hemp plant. Hemp is almost always associated with Marijuana by the general public which by and large tends to be seen as a negative relationship. Im not stating weather or not I think that Marijuana is bad or good nor is that the point of this paper‚ thats is however is it ’s own paper entirely. Im here to inform you about the Hemp plant and about the multiple of other uses of the plant that have nothing to do with its THC content and the medicinal uses that go along with that. Hemp is actually

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    Industrial Hemp Struggles With Marijuana Stigma As the issue of legalizing marijuana remains complicated and highly controversial‚ a lesser-known yet increasingly significant side effect continues to transpire in the background: the suppression of its incredibly useful and diverse distant cousin‚ industrial hemp. Both marijuana and hemp have a long history in the United States. Unfortunately‚ because both plants are from the cannabis species‚ hemp was pigeonholed into a “dangerous drug” classification

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    What is Hemp Extract (CBD) There are so many myths surrounding HEMP extract. We are going to inhale the facts together. From the top. Hemp is in fact a member of the Cannabis family‚ to be scientifically accurate the family name is Cannabis Sativa. Not only is it one of the fastest growing plants it is also one of the first plants to be spun into fabric‚ over 10.000 years ago. We will chat about other uses and commercial uses at a later point. We have seen the extension of the Cannabis family

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    John Black English 4/11/2011 Legal Regulation of Marijuana and Hemp The concept of marijuana and hemp legalization has been heavily debated over the past 80 years. The current problem with marijuana and hemp in our country is that it is illegal‚ and proper legalization would be more beneficial than prohibition. There are many supporters of cannabis‚ and only a few who still oppose this movement. Since marijuana’s first recorded use dating back five thousand years ago‚ it has never gained much

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    History on Industrial Hemp Farming Charles Hagan January 30’Th 2013 Ahagan7@students.kennesaw.edu Society has often times refused prosperity when prosperity was knocking on the front door of broken down economies. There have been moments in this nation’s history when government’s interests conflicted with its constituencies’ interests. Such is the case for the United States Federal Government’s policy on cannabis‚ where some 70 odd years ago they decided that all hemp farming and anything

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    Uses of Hemp and its Potential Contributions to the United States Hemp is a crop that has been used for many things for many years. The fibers are used for things such as clothes‚ construction materials‚ paper‚ carpet‚ oil‚ food‚ cosmetics‚ food‚ and many other things. The hemp industry has been around for as long as ten thousand years. There was a piece of hemp fabric found from around eight thousand BC showing its importance to many civilizations throughout the years. Nowadays‚ hemp is an agricultural

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