In early 2014, the Farm Bill was passed in U.S. congress, allowing state agriculture departments and universities to grow hemp for research purposes.

The Farm Bill ended the ban on hemp cultivation that existed since the Marijuana Tax Act came into being in 1937. There are now nine states that have permits to grow hemp. Uses of Hemp: old photo of hemp farmer

A very important fact about hemp is that although it is a type of cannabis plant, as is marijuana, the two are quite different – hemp is used for its fibre and marijuana is used for its THC content.

There are many Uses of Hemp and facts about the plant that most people don’t know about.

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