Take a look at Hemp History and you will soon discover that it reaches all around the globe, and for thousands of years. Even the Romans have a place in hemp history, dating back to the Julius Caesar days, and U.S. presidents Washington and Jefferson both farmed hemp as well.
In the U.S., while many states legalise marijuana for its medicinal and recreational benefits, several other uses of cannabis are being overlooked, especially its use as building material.
There is growing interest in sustainable construction these days, and hemp supersedes all others when it comes to sustainability and renewable materials. The Romans used hemp to build structures and bridges, many of which are still standing.
There is now a movement of builders and environmentalists who want to revive the industrial hemp-building industry.
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