It’s Time to Make Hemp Fully Legal at the Federal Level
Industrial Hemp Will Create Thousands of U.S. Jobs Passing the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, (Download a copy of S.134 and H.R.525) will provide American farmers with an environmentally sustainable cash crop that farmers can add easily into their rotation and serve as an economic driver for rural communities and businesses. The bill will … Enable American farmers to freely import seeds from outside the U.S. to grow millions of acres of American hemp without a need for pesticides or herbicides and using 1/3 the water needed for corn. Help America rebuild a multi-faceted industry which would generate tens of thousands of jobs for rural farmers and middle income businesses. Eliminate the confusion between marijuana and hemp and clarify the myriad of beneficial uses of industrial hemp. Clear up the conflicting legal status around the use and sale of products made from hemp extractions. End the restrictions surrounding the transportation of seeds and live plants across state boundaries. Remove hemp from the Controlled Substances Act.Learn More
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This documentary provides an excellent historical overview of industrial hemp, including a discussion of how American industrialists William Randall Heart, E.I. du Pont and the oil & gas industry worked to resrtict the crop in the U.S. Video covers the environmental and health benefits of the hemp crop.
ndustrial hemp helped America win WWII. If the U.S. Government chose to revitalize hemp for the war effort, our elected officials could again allow this sustainable crop to rebuild our soil and provide thousands of jobs for American farmers.
This 5:33 long documentary on how the UK has successfully developed hemp products for the automotive and construction industries, including Lotus Engineering with hemp car parts, the Hempcore processing factory, and Adnams Brewery whose building is made from hemp.Learn More