By Published On: 2 May 2011255 words1.4 min read

What do you know about hemp?  Besides that it’s related to ganja.  Hemp is vegan, I’m tellin’ ya.

From Hemp History Week:

Hemp is one of Earth’s most sustainable, versatile and profitable crops. It is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC.

Cannabis Hemp was once widely grown in the U.S. until the 1950’s, when government incentives for the plastics industry put hemp producers out of business, along with, of course, the dissemination of an irrational fear of marijuana– a form of cannabis containing THC.

The U.S. government does not distinguish between hemp and marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance.  Hemp is a potential billion dollar industry for the U.S., as well as a plus for the environment and excellent nutrition for our bodies.

The world’s leading hemp producer?  China.  If farmers in the U.S. could grow hemp, we could have inexpensive hemp (vegan) ice cream in every grocer’s freezer across the lands.

What can the U.S. citizen do to create hemp agriculture in our country?  Communicate to your representatives in gov’ment, purchase quality hemp products, and spread the word.

During Hemp Week, Your Daily Vegan will focus on hemp, of course!  We’ll talk about food.  We’ll talk about industry.  We’ll talk about marijuana, of course.  Join us!  Hemp is vegan, I tell ya.

 

By Published On: 2 May 2011255 words1.4 min read

What do you know about hemp?  Besides that it’s related to ganja.  Hemp is vegan, I’m tellin’ ya.

From Hemp History Week:

Hemp is one of Earth’s most sustainable, versatile and profitable crops. It is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC.

Cannabis Hemp was once widely grown in the U.S. until the 1950’s, when government incentives for the plastics industry put hemp producers out of business, along with, of course, the dissemination of an irrational fear of marijuana– a form of cannabis containing THC.

The U.S. government does not distinguish between hemp and marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance.  Hemp is a potential billion dollar industry for the U.S., as well as a plus for the environment and excellent nutrition for our bodies.

The world’s leading hemp producer?  China.  If farmers in the U.S. could grow hemp, we could have inexpensive hemp (vegan) ice cream in every grocer’s freezer across the lands.

What can the U.S. citizen do to create hemp agriculture in our country?  Communicate to your representatives in gov’ment, purchase quality hemp products, and spread the word.

During Hemp Week, Your Daily Vegan will focus on hemp, of course!  We’ll talk about food.  We’ll talk about industry.  We’ll talk about marijuana, of course.  Join us!  Hemp is vegan, I tell ya.

 

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