Wednesday, 8 February 2017
The Late John Trudell Explains Why We Need Hemp Now
Waking Times: The time for hemp is now, and the return to this sustainable, healthy, and common sense crop is already underway. Since 1937, hemp has been prohibited by the federal government, however in recent years, a handful of U.S. states have moved to permit government regulated hemp production. Most recently, New Mexico introduced a bill to legalize the plant by removing it from the state’s list of controlled substances. Ironically, hemp was not only legal in America’s past, but for a time the federal government actually required farmers to produce industrial hemp as part of the original plan to turn the United States of America into an industrial global powerhouse. Many of the nation’s founding documents were even written on hemp paper, again, highlighting the remarkable history of hemp and casting suspicion on the reasons given for its prohibition...read more>>>..