Hemp Farming Quadrupled in the US This Year

Since the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act late last year, 511,000 acres have been licensed for its cultivation, according to a new report released by the advocacy group Vote Hemp.

That’s up from 78,000 acres licensed in 2018 for limited research purposes.

Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin hemp is now legal to grow in every state except Idaho, Mississippi, New Hampshire and South Dakota.

Forbes expects the crop to be an economic boon for American farmers, noting it is currently used in over 25,000 products.

Vote Hemp expects being able to source the plant locally will make waves in the industries of nutrition, medicine, bioplastics, homebuiling, clothing and textiles and even batteries for electric cars […]

 

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7 thoughts on “Hemp Farming Quadrupled in the US This Year

        • Government or for that matter the entire elitist apparatus is a small group of opportunistic control freaks, better known as psychopaths. Everything they do using a power they have manipulated unto themselves is for themselves. Nothing “good” will ever come from those sectors of society but they will continue to exploit and oppress as long as the sheeple allow it; as long as those who “serve” refuse to become self empowered and take responsibility for themselves and their world. Looking for understanding or justice even among the psychopathic elite is as futile now as it was thousands of years ago. Nothing changes because (as was said in the Bible even!) “my people love it this way.” I have to be the change I want to see and there is nothing beyond that.

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    • This was one of your true conspiracies, Katherine. DuPont, Hearst, and Andrew Mellon (DuPont’s main financier) deliberately conspired to kill hemp by introducing a marijuana tax in the 1930s (despite the fact cannabis and hemp were totally different plants). At the time, most paper, plastic, rope and canvas was hemp based because it was so cheap and durable. Hearst was trying to promote wood-pulped based paper and DuPont and Mellon wanted to promote petroleum based plastic and synthetic fabrics. This was impossible so long as hemp products were produced so cheaply. See

      https://stuartbramhall.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/the-politics-of-hemp/

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