Everyone in a hemp t-shirt by 2020

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FAST GROWING SUSTAINABLE FIBER

Hemp is the world’s No. 1 producer of biomass per acre, with up to 10 tons per acre in four months. The waste product from making canvas, rope and linen from cannabis hemp (known as the hurd fiber) is more than 4 times more productive than trees for paper and building materials, according to the USDA.

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HEMP HISTORY

The first hemp laws in America were “must grow laws” and required colonists to grow hemp. Hemp was used as legal tender in America from 1631 until the early 1800s; you could pay your taxes with hemp. In fact the Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper.

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"Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country." -Thomas Jefferson
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