In a blatant case of mistaken identity, industrial hemp was banned along with it.[x] -It is said that the motivation for the hemp ban was that new processing technologies were developed that made it a potential competitor with the newly founded synthetic fibre and plastics industries.
Hemp's potential for producing paper also posed a threat to the timber and oil industries.
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However, it's good at doing almost anything else except making you 'high'.
[xlviii] -Hemp breathes well and wicks moisture away from the body better than cotton.
[xlix] -HT Naturals (Canada’s largest hemp t-shirt supplier) asserts that selecting their hemp/cotton blended t-shirt over an all-cotton t-shirt saves the environment 744 gallons of water.
D., a professor of sociology at Colorado State University who has studied pesticide use on cotton overseas. -1 acre of hemp will produce as much as 2-3 acres of cotton.[xlv] -Hemp is 4 times warmer than cotton, 4 times more water absorbent, has 3 times the tensile strength of cotton. -Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L.