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InvisibleTouch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-14-06 01:29 PM
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47. DU botanists, please clarify:
The hemp plant and the marijuana plant are not the same species, right? Presumaby they're in the same genus? Can they cross-pollinate? Just curious.

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  -Industrial Hemp SHRED  Nov-12-06 08:44 AM   #0 
  - All for it, and so are a LOT of people.  skids   Nov-12-06 08:50 AM   #1 
  - Even with a THC free hemp variety  SHRED   Nov-12-06 08:54 AM   #3 
     - Not sure that's the reason.  skids   Nov-12-06 08:58 AM   #4 
        - It's almost like a religion....  SHRED   Nov-12-06 09:00 AM   #5 
  - Go for it  whistle   Nov-12-06 08:51 AM   #2 
  - Did you ever see  hobbit709   Nov-12-06 09:11 AM   #6 
  - Hemp plastics and hemp biofuel...  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 09:13 AM   #7 
  - A lot of advanced uses but also several direct uses.  skids   Nov-12-06 09:26 AM   #9 
  - Exactly. What I like about the advanced uses...creates jobs...n/t  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 09:48 AM   #16 
  - corn plastic  mcg   Nov-12-06 09:54 AM   #18 
     - My understanding is that hemp is more drought tolerant (uses  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 10:03 AM   #19 
        - Just think of all the Carbon Dioxide sequesterd.  formercia   Nov-12-06 10:14 AM   #21 
        - Is this what you mean?  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 10:35 AM   #24 
           - Like most 'weeds'  formercia   Nov-12-06 10:45 AM   #25 
        - Couldn't it also make it unecessary to cut so many trees?  jayctravis   Nov-12-06 01:03 PM   #31 
           - Exactly. A bit of a blurb below.  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 01:11 PM   #32 
  - Beautiful and thank you for getting this out.  greyhound1966   Nov-12-06 09:21 AM   #8 
  - Hemp bill was introduced in 2005,  IDemo   Nov-12-06 09:35 AM   #10 
  - link not working  SHRED   Nov-12-06 09:42 AM   #13 
  - Found it...try this one  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 09:47 AM   #15 
  - Not sure why. Try copy/pasting the url to your browser address bar  IDemo   Nov-12-06 09:48 AM   #17 
  - Assembly OKs bill letting farmers grow hemp  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 09:42 AM   #14 
  - I'll add more information here...  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 09:38 AM   #11 
  - The hemp plant might just save us one day.  texanwitch   Nov-12-06 09:39 AM   #12 
  - Six U.S. states have passed laws to allow farmers to grow ind. hemp  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 10:13 AM   #20 
  - Hemp protein tastes great.  mcg   Nov-12-06 10:18 AM   #22 
  - The bigotry you so correctly point out is, not exclusive to the right  greyhound1966   Nov-12-06 10:46 AM   #26 
  - If we could just get the sheeple to stop being afraid of, well everything  greyhound1966   Nov-12-06 10:23 AM   #23 
  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich supports re-legalizing industrial hemp  Cerridwen   Nov-12-06 11:11 AM   #27 
  - a big yes to industrial hemp - it's use can help reduce global warming  donsu   Nov-12-06 11:38 AM   #28 
  - I will support this 150% !!!!  Catchawave   Nov-12-06 11:50 AM   #29 
  - Everyone who opposes hemp is just plain ignorant  MN Against Bush   Nov-12-06 12:52 PM   #30 
  - Had to K&R - one of the hobbyhorses I like to climb on! n/t  ms liberty   Nov-12-06 05:02 PM   #33 
  - the emperor wears no clothes, free, online!  genevat   Nov-12-06 07:39 PM   #34 
  - The Emperor Wears No Clothes (The Original Hemp Bible) - Wow, highly recommended.  mcg   Nov-13-06 07:16 AM   #37 
  - k&r  FernBell   Nov-13-06 05:00 AM   #35 
  - ---* Here is a brief history *---  SHRED   Nov-13-06 07:07 AM   #36 
  - Weekday kick  greyhound1966   Nov-13-06 10:32 AM   #38 
  - Unlikely. Too many of them are ignorant of it.  Zhade   Nov-13-06 02:33 PM   #39 
  - I fear that it's too good an idea that would hurt too many entrenched  mhatrw   Nov-13-06 02:54 PM   #40 
  - I'm gonna kick this up for further dissemination of information  Cerridwen   Nov-13-06 05:59 PM   #41 
  - I hope this logjam gets broken...  benEzra   Nov-13-06 06:16 PM   #42 
  - Legislation  SHRED   Nov-13-06 11:04 PM   #43 
  - G'morning Shred...time to kick this back to the front page  Cerridwen   Nov-14-06 08:39 AM   #44 
  - Hemp seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids. . .  DinahMoeHum   Nov-14-06 10:22 AM   #45 
  - this sounds great  jpwhite   Nov-14-06 01:13 PM   #46 
  - DU botanists, please clarify:  InvisibleTouch   Nov-14-06 01:29 PM   #47 
     - Same genus, they can cross-pollinate, can't get high from the result.  mcg   Nov-19-06 08:11 PM   #48 
 

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