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There are so many solutions out there to save the planet and one of them is hemp. Yes, you heard that right– hemp. Not only is hemp a nutritious addition to your diet, but it is chock full of sustainable alternatives to things such as paper made from trees and petroleum fuel.
Hemp, like oppressed people, is an oppressed plant not allowed to flourish in the United States. It is allowed to be imported, however, which keeps prices higher and does not support local American farmers. Until very recently, it has been treated like a psychoactive drug, even though it cannot get you high like marijuana.
Hemp is technically legal in a very limited capacity in certain states. Part of the Farm Bill of 2014 addresses hemp. According to Vote Hemp, the bill “defines industrial hemp as distinct and authorizes institutions of higher education or state departments…
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