Imagine a sweater softer than any fabric you’ve ever felt before, and more durable than cotton.
Imagine a car built with something lighter than steel that could stand 10 times the impact without denting.
Imagine if you could save four acres of trees by making paper from a single acre of a rapid-growing plant, instead.
Imagine biodegradable Legos.
“United States’ hemp prohibition has suppressed potential jobs for farmers, products for consumers, and medicine for patients.”
Now imagine all this possibility actually exists but you can’t enjoy any of it because people in power once decided the plant from which it’s all derived has a scorned cousin named “marijuana.” If you can wrap your mind around this dereliction of logic, only then can you begin to understand the painfully silly policies America’s had in place that have kept hemp from coating our farmland with hues of pale yellow and light green.
That longstanding logic has been costly for our country. United States’ hemp prohibition has suppressed potential jobs for farmers, products for consumers, and medicine for patients.