Hemp Scope In The Film Industry

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600 BCE – Hemp rope emerges in southern Russia.

1000 CE – Hemp rope appears on Italian ships.

1533 – King Henry VIII penalizes farmers for not growing hemp for industrial use.

1616 – Jamestown settlers start to cultivate hemp to make rope, sails, and clothing.

1800 – Hemp plantations prosper in Mississippi, Georgia, California, South Carolina, Nebraska, New York, and Kentucky.

1942-1942 – Henry Ford constructs an experimental car body created from hemp fiber, which is ten times more durable than steel and four times stronger than metal. His car ran on hemp ethanol fuel.

1942-1943 – The USDA develops a “Hemp for Victory” film to back the war effort, and encouraged everyone to grow hemp. Hemp was used for parachutes, rope,
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