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firefox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-24-05 08:32 PM
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14. China
Edited on Thu Mar-24-05 08:35 PM by firefox
You can tell people over and over again about hemp and they just zone out. But if you really read on it over the years, you really understand how great a thing it is.

For me there is no more desirable a food than hemp seed or hemp oil. A big part of why people are sick is because they do not get enough omega-3 and/or they get to much omega-6.

But really what made me say China, is what they have already done with research. You have to realize that the stuff they say about hemp overgrowing everything and not needing pesticide like cotton is a great benefit and that it is not just BS.

The Chinese have an extensive research program on breeds so that they can grow the best crop for purpose and location. China cannot afford to be a throw away society and long lasting hemp clothes are going to be big in China. And with the limit on quotas and all tariffs removed on textiles between WTO countries, I was hoping that we would see some cheaper hemp clothing. Every comment I have ever heard boast on hemp clothes, but they really are rather pricey, just like hempseed and oil- /

I have no idea why people keep thinking about burning the oil. It is $50 a gallon- It will always be expensive and it is too valuable as food. The problem with hemp in clothing is the fiber has to be cured and Canada is looking for an enzyme that will help with this and lower manufacturing cost.

The answer to your question is China, for real.
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  -Are there any countries that see the potential for hemp? slor  Mar-24-05 08:08 PM   #0 
  - Can it be put in gas tanks and burned in internal combustion engines  whistle   Mar-24-05 08:11 PM   #1 
  - Why yes...  slor   Mar-24-05 08:12 PM   #3 
  - Please explain  whistle   Mar-24-05 08:16 PM   #7 
     - Please see links provided...  slor   Mar-24-05 08:22 PM   #12 
  - Freedom is NORML  Kazak   Mar-24-05 08:14 PM   #5 
  - China  firefox   Mar-24-05 08:32 PM   #14 
  - If grown in the right quantities...  slor   Mar-24-05 08:43 PM   #20 
     - One thing is for sure. It should not be illegal to grow.n/t  firefox   Mar-24-05 08:47 PM   #21 
  - No  firefox   Mar-24-05 08:40 PM   #17 
  - I drive a diesel...  Chemical Bill   Mar-24-05 08:51 PM   #22 
  - Drive on hemp  Chemical Bill   Mar-24-05 08:42 PM   #19 
  - Are You Kidding?  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Mar-24-05 08:11 PM   #2 
  - oh sheesh  stellanoir   Mar-24-05 08:14 PM   #4 
  - Here's some info on that...  parasim   Mar-24-05 08:15 PM   #6 
  - Cool...thank you!  slor   Mar-24-05 08:19 PM   #8 
  - No prob... and here's some more info on hemp  parasim   Mar-24-05 09:07 PM   #23 
  - There's the answer to the social security deficit problem  whistle   Mar-24-05 08:21 PM   #11 
     - Hemp could save this planet...  Kazak   Mar-24-05 08:34 PM   #16 
     - LEGALIZE IT!!!!  spikesmom   Mar-24-05 09:08 PM   #24 
        - "...don't crit-i-cize it (bedoop)"  Cooley Hurd   Mar-24-05 09:19 PM   #26 
  - INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCERS  CHIMO   Mar-24-05 08:19 PM   #9 
  - Canada grows hemp  Canadian Socialist   Mar-24-05 08:20 PM   #10 
  - Hemp defeated fascism  wuushew   Mar-24-05 08:23 PM   #13 
  - jamaica  democracyindanger   Mar-24-05 08:34 PM   #15 
  - Hemp diapers for babies  Hooloovoo   Mar-24-05 08:42 PM   #18 
     - Sure... you run out of weed, scrape your bong clean...  Cooley Hurd   Mar-24-05 09:16 PM   #25 

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