Thursday, January 10, 2013

Growing consideration for hemp

Growing consideration for hemp
December 19, 2012 
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In this year's November elections, history was made as Washington and Colorado became the first states to pass ballot initiatives to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use. However, advocates of hemp, a plant you cannot get high from, are still working to change laws that will legalize its production in the U.S., the only industrialized country in the world where it is illegal to grow.

Why does hemp get a bad rap? Simply put, it is part of the Cannabis sativa L species, which also includes marijuana. However, unlike marijuana, hemp is a low THC variety that will not act as a psychoactive drug, and is grown for the use of its seeds, oil and fiber. READ THE FULL ARTICLE :

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