North Carolina has a lengthy legal Hemp History. It’s been decades since being farmed in the state, but back in the 1800s and early 1900s it was grown for its fibre.

Hemp History - old photo of hemp farmer

The history of hemp goes back 10,000 years, when it was first used to make fibre. Today it is used to produce many products such as animal feed, clothing, paper, plastics, and biofuel. It is also used for its medicinal properties.

You might be wondering why smoking is not on this list of hemp products. Well, that’s because hemp is not a smokable substance. It might be related to marijuana, and it may bear a close resemblance, but hemp does not contain the psychoactive ingredient that gets you high. The THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content is less than 0.3%.

Click here to read the full story.