Petition Congress To Allow American Farmers and Veterans to Grow Hemp
Thanks TreeHugger for tipping me off to the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, a bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana, and for other purposes. (image above via usobserver.com)
Industrial hemp can be used for food, fiber, and fuel. But, it is illegal in many states despite not having any psychoactive components.
Hemp is a natural fiber that’s cultivated with low impact on the environment. It requires no pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or GMO seeds. Cultivation of hemp improves soil health by replenishing vital nutrients and preventing erosion. It’s one of the most durable natural fibers on the planet.
It’s Time to Make Hemp Fully Legal at the Federal Level