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30 Random Facts about Marijuana

Marijuana is created from the dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa.   Marijuana is the most common illegal drug used in the United States. Approximately 100 million Americans have tried marijuana at least o…

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1914 10 Dollar Bill was Printed on Hemp Paper and Portrays Farmers Plowing Hemp

Did you know that the 1914 10 Dollar Bill was printed on Hemp Paper and that the picture on the back displays farmers plowing hemp? Could these 1914 bills be a good investment for today? Buy a piece of history as Hemp goes legal!  Whether an investment or keepsake, get em while you still can! Get it here:  https://ebay.to/2IpR1Xl 1914 10 …

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The Marijuana Tax of 1937

The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was primarily the unholy creation of Harry J. Anslinger, head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics from 1930 to 1962. Anslinger had made his career enforcing alcohol prohibition, but when that was repealed in 1933, Anslinger needed a new illegal substance to secure his job. The US Government gave farmers permits to grow hemp/marihuana …

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Christopher Columbus discovered America with Ships that used Hemp Sails

Christopher Columbus’s ships each carried over 80 tons of hemp rigging and sails. An early American explorer in 1524 described the American natives as using “threads of wild hemp.” Christopher Columbus’s ships each carried over 80 tons of hemp rigging and hemp canvas sails. Canvas is an extremely heavy-duty plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, …for “made of hemp,” originating from …

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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 Declaration of Independence Drafts were written on Hemp

Many supporters of the legalization of marijuana often mistakenly say that the Declaration of Independence is written on hemp but they are only partially correct. The original drafts of The Declaration of Independence were written on paper material made from Hemp which is, yes, the same plant as marijuana. The majority of paper at the time was made from a …

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Rise of Marijuana Dispensaries in Canada

The recent developments in legal mandates surrounding marijuana usage in Canada come from a history that depicts introduction, prohibition, and legalization. The current effort by the Canadian government to legalize medical and recreational marijuana influenced the increase of dispensaries in the country. The following points detail the legalization of marijuana and the best mail order weed in Canada where you …

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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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