Hemp

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  • Should Hemp Be Legalize The Planting Of Hemp?

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    Paragraph IIA+B Instead of restricting the production of hemp, the United States government should legalize the planting of hemp due for its beneficial value to society. Hemp planting is currently considered illegal, but due to its value in different fields and people’s natural right to grow it, it has become a highly debated case. Two scholars, Rodriguez-Leyva and Pierce, described people the benefit and nutritional value of hemp: hemp, also known as Cannabis sativa L., belongs to the Cannabaceae

  • Hemp Essay

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    fiber, fuel, and natural oil is hemp. Hemp, also known as Cannabis Sativa L, has been used in our country since the early 17th century (Schreiber 160). Although hemp is considered an illegal drug, many people forget that it is a part of our country’s history. Despite its negative connotations, hemp has the potential to revolutionize the paper,

  • Industrial Hemp

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    Legalize Industrial Hemp General Purpose: To inform the class on why industrial hemp is illegal and the benefits of legalizing industrial hemp. Specific Purpose: To provide my audience with a better understanding of how useful industrial hemp could be for the economy. Central Idea: Due to the war on drugs, hemp production is severely limited; however, with the proper legalization and regulation of this plant the U.S. economy would prosper due to job creation and the environment would benefit

  • Essay On Hemp

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    Hemp is a renewable and recyclable resource whose fibers have been used throughout history for making canvas, rope and paper. Long hemp fibers are spun and woven, or knitted, and then used, alone or combined with other fibers, in order to create textiles. The fibers come from the stem of the plant Cannabis Sativa. Hemp fibre is known as the longest, strongest and most durable natural fibre. Some of the world's major producers of hemp include China, France and Romania. There are different varieties

  • The Importance Of Hemp

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    Hemp has many ways it can put oxygen back into the air. One of the best ways it can give us cleaner air, other than through the automotive industry, is by replacing wood made paper with paper made from hemp. According to George Antonio from Drexel University, “until the 1880’s between 75% and 90% of paper was made with hemp fiber.” Many major documents such as the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and even Benjamin Franklin’s newspapers were made from hemp paper

  • A Proposition For The Legalization Of Hemp

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    for the legalization of hemp in the United States Industrial hemp is a species of the Cannabis Sativa plant rich in resources that has been used in civilizations dating back to a time before written history. The cultivation of hemp is a controversial topic that has been given a bad reputation in the United States over the past century because of the psychoactive properties contained in the flowers of some varieties of the Cannabis Sativa plant. The controversy surrounding hemp dates back to 1930 when

  • Industrial Hemp Essay

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    The first issue I will address is how hemp production can greatly reduce our dependence on petroleum. For example, hemp seed oil is easily converted to biodiesel. Biodiesel is an alternative fuel that can be made from any fat or oil and can be used in any diesel engine with little or no modification. Rudolph Diesel originally

  • Legalization Of Marijuana And The Hemp

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    medical use. (Nantional Cancer Institute, 2014) What about the big picture what about the hemp plant itself? What are some of the benefits of the hemp plant? How would the legalization of the hemp/marijuana plant benefit the economy? These are just some of the questions I will hope to answer within this paper. I will hopefully find enough supporting evidence to support the legalization of Marijuana and the hemp crop itself. The

  • Hemp Oil Essay

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    tertahydro-cannibinol (THC), the principal psychoactive compound and Cannabidiol (CBD) forming the largest constituent. According to the website Medical Marijuana Inc, CBD or Cannabidiol Hemp Oil is derived from high CBD, low THC hemp plant. Since hemp oil only contains only a small trace of THC, it is considered a non-psychotic product. Hemp oil works by interacting with the body through the endocannabinoid system or the endogenous cannabinoid system. The system contains millions of cannabinoid receptor sites located

  • Persuasive Essay On Hemp

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    thousands of years can greatly remedy this issue. Hemp, the cousin of the marijuana plant; banned back in 1937 through the “Marihuana Tax Act” which made possetion of hemp and marihuana as well as transfer, illegal. However, as of 2015, congress has passed “The Industrial Hemp Farming Act”, and now it is up to the individual states on what to do next. People are still unsure about hemp due to the similarities to its cousin. However, I know that hemp is the key to save the world’s forests because

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