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bagrman Donating Member (889 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-27-07 11:23 AM
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68. Follow the money, The Prohibition on Hemp crosses many industries.
To legalize medical marijuana would legitimize industrial hemp.
Big pharma doesn't want medical weed, for the obvious.
Chemical companies don't want industrial hemp because of all the chemicals needed to make cotton and paper white. When processed hemp comes out white.
Hemp fiber can be recycled more often then wood fiber.
Hemp just plain outlasts cotton.
Hemp can be squeezed for it's oil just like a canola seed.
Hemp oil can be burnt in your car, or synthesized into anything that petroleum oil can.
Hemp doesn't take a shit load of fertilizer to produce.
One acre of hemp can produce more fiber in a year then an acre of timber.

And sorry you can't get stoned smoking industrial hemp, I've tried, it grew all over my Dads farm from WW2 and it's pretty nasty.

I'm probably missing some things but hey, if you get some neocan that wants to give you shit about it ask them what I ask, "God made marijuana, man made alcohol, which one do you trust."

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