The subject of hemp has been mostly seen as a cause célèbre of the political margins, either the "hippie" Far Left or the libertarian Far Right. But public support for industrial hemp legalization -- particularly within the agricultural community -- is reaching a tipping point.
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Hemp has many uses, but it can't get you high. But it is the identical twin of marijuana, and for that reason alone it's illegal to grow hemp in this country. Sound crazy? It is, and finally some Republicans have had enough of this nonsense.
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Tom Jefferson preferred marijuana to tobacco, or to any other crop he grew. He wrote his wonderful Declaration on paper made from it. Ben Franklin built an entire mill that used hemp as its primary stock.