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CBD Benefits

What is CBD? Cannabidiol which is also known as CBD is a compound in the cannabis plant.  CBD is one of at least 85 cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is the second most abundant compound in hemp, which represents up to 40 percent of its compounds, the first being THC.  The chart below shows various benefits of CBD. Can CBD get me high? People often …

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Marijuana: Since 8000-5000 BC

Marijuana use can be traced as far back as the Neolithic era (8,000-5,000 BC), where charred remains of cannabis seeds have been unearthed in ancient braziers of present day Romania.   Evidence of marijuana cultivation reaches back as far as 2737 B.C. China, where it was used as a treatment for rheumatism, malaria, and absent-mindedness. It was used recreationally in …

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The Eighth Wonder of the World, the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable was made of Hemp

Our country has a history of growth and progress, from Pony Express letter to the iPhone call. Through the agricultural age to the industrial and straight into the technological age. Our citizens changing over time as new discoveries about our capabilities are made, we have gotten better at so many things, and yet continue to struggle in others. The beginnings …

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Henry Ford’s first Model-T was made of hemp and built to run on hemp gasoline

Henry Ford’s first Model-T was built to run on hemp gasoline and the CAR ITSELF WAS CONSTRUCTED FROM HEMP! On his large estate, Ford was photographed among his hemp fields. The car, ‘grown from the soil,’ had hemp plastic panels whose impact strength was 10 times stronger than steel; Popular Mechanics, 1941. Find memorabilia on this first Ford Model T …

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First American Flag was made of Hemp

The Betsy Ross flag is an early design of the flag of the United States, popularly attributed to Betsy Ross, using the common motifs of alternating red-and-white striped field with five-pointed stars in a blue canton. The flag was designed during the American Revolution and features 13 stars to represent the original 13 colonies. It was made of Hemp. Find …

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