& the beneficial usage of Industrial Hemp.
and i was thinking I'd love your help!! If you have any quotes, sites, movies etc. Or if YOU have anything you want to say let me know. Ill give credit where credit is due. I think it'd be great to get some outside perspective. Thanks guys :-)

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Sun, 01/12/2014 - 10:54pm


Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:36pm

Watch the movie The Union. Its got alot of good facts about the industrial use of hemp. Like hemp oil, it would be alot cheaper and eco friendly if it were used instead of the oil we get from iraq and other places.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:41pm
zalba2991 Says:

That movie is the shit! Everyone needs to see it, thanks man :-)

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:42pm

"Make the most of the hemp plant. Sow it everywhere" Thomas jefferson or Georg washinton. I dont remember- but you can find some great quotes by both of them about hemp and cannabis. TJ directly references smoking hemp in his autobiography, at least im pretty sure.... im too stoned to be sure of anything right now.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:36pm
Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:54pm
Wed, 03/02/2011 - 10:57am

Woody Harrelson. He actually has an interesting outlook on the whole hemp situation, check out some of his interviews about the subject.

Thu, 03/10/2011 - 5:35pm

I ended up doing a paper on Industrial Hemp because you posted this and made me think of a good documentary to help me with it. I got an A-, so i thank you for that =]

Thu, 03/17/2011 - 1:00pm
zalba2991 Says:

haha anytime man! Glad I could help :-)

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 3:43am
Crahnick Says:

Play this, take pics or excerpts from it and show them how the gov't will propagandize something that will benefit them then subsequently demonize it according to their interests.

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 10:05am

Oh man too bad I'm seeing this like 2 yrs later lol. I could have given u sooo much stuff to cite from!!

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 8:28pm
Rod-o Says:

I rhink legalizing pot is our country's last best chance on balancing the budget and paying off China..Clinton had the income of a new revenue source called the internet and all things that came with that and he balanced the budget and Bush spent the money. Now we have a possible legalization that could go U.S. wide with everything that goes with that.
Just Do It!

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 5:33pm

You can say how to utilize hemp industrially, we would use the male plant. For those that say that we are only gonna use it to get high, the male plant doesnt provide that much. It grows fast, and provides big heavy stalks to harvest. Maybe list the many, MANY uses of the seed of the plant alone. Focus on that list of alll the things capable.. Then reveal that just the plain seed of the plant can do these things. Then include how hemp fiber and other things can be used. I saw a highdea here, http://highdeas.com/hd/The_marijuana_trick. That gives you alotta good stuff man

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:38am
ibex Says:

this is a great source of info, but don't forget to recheck it, there are mistakes and completely wrong assumptions, like "The hemp plant is an ALIEN plant." :D hemp is not the only plant that male plant appear different than female...the whole article towards the end gets weird a propagandist, which is funny because it's the exact thing they were criticizing

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:00am

ide say alot before that is good though man. Or atleast serves a good basis for thought

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:52pm
Swifty7361 Says:

I have all the best hopes for total legalization, but somehow the pessimist in me sees Corporate America getting its grip on the industry someday and somehow ruining it. I'm not even sure if something as great as ganga can be ruined, but by the time it hits Walmart's shelves, I bet something about it is going to suck.

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 2:49am

I hope the paper went well seeing as it was almost 3 years ago now!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 6:23am
.Dope Says:

i know this is an old thread. but lets continue for future aspirants
Look up:
Jack Herer and the empire of hemp/hempire documentary
Henry Ford and Bio fuel + the car that was "grown from the ground"
DuPont's negative impact > false publicity of marijuana following 1937 tax act
Hemp's historical utilization = canvas was derived from the word cannabis. textiles were used for ship sails, etc.
theres an ancient book on chinese and indian medicine with plenty of cannabis involved
what else...

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:47am
Pika_ Says:

Im gonna say what i want to say
Weed reveals me to myself. My only memories of my past high experiences are all of the personally enlightening observations. Weed truly does feed a different of thought; my senses increase. I create some of the most beautiful meditations, and music, mathmatical insight, and decisions during times when I am high.

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 4:29am

Thesis- weed is the new dope. Jk bad joke sorry. Good luck on your paper

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:09pm

I actually wrote a speech or two on the legalization of ganj and focused a bit on the aspect of industrial hemp. If you want I could send you the speeches and you could look them and the sources over.

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 12:08am

Would you send them to me!? I'm actually doing a paper on this right now for English.

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:16pm
B-ez Says:

Hemp is so versatile and can be grown almost anywhere in the world. A civilized nation could produce many things from it. Imagine Americans growing hemp in their neighborhoods and producing many things from it locally. That would create jobs and bring mass manufacturing back to this country.

Just my two cents.

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:33pm

I just wanted to say, I have smoked the flower everyday for almost 4 years, this past year has been the best year of my life, I've lost 65 pounds, and I'm right where I want to be, thanks to cannabis. I was messed up on medication, and I quit all of my prescriptions and just started only smoking pot. I'm a way happier person without the anti-deppresents and I am WAY healthier! I do crossfit, and run multiple times of week completely stoned out of my mind, and I'm majoring in psychology! I finished my online high school senior classes, and my 3 college classes, while working 2 jobs during the day, with honors, while smoking pot the whole time i was doing my work on the computer. I completely disagree with anyone who says pot makes you un-motivated, and less intelligent because I won't even start my day without a doobie, or a dab. I have plenty of initiative and I pursue all of my goals. Being high makes everything better, and everyone is just brainwashed. That is all.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:41am
422 Says:

The Benefits of Extracts and Edibles.

Happy 710

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:20pm

add the possibility of seizure reduction of epileptics.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 9:58pm

Look into how everything was made illegal by the lobbyists. Look into Harry Anslinger and William Hearst. There was also someone tied into the medical industry too who had a big impact because they knew hemp and mary jane would destroy their market.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 8:48pm

I think decriminalization is most important when dealing with legalization. A lot of people don't take into account the fact that even if it is legalized, you may still be arrested. The legalization in the states is a great place to start, but we will always have problems. Like satire sites trying to spread panic and doubt like Harry J. Anslinger did. (He helped create the mass hysteria about herb) There are a lot of fine details that need to be hammered out. Of course, even though we want legalization, regulations will be put in place to keep the peace with those who don't all agree with it. I hear tell that in Washington you're allowed an amount of 28oz to be in your possession. I would say that's a fair amount. But, we'll have to compromise on a lot of this. How much we're allowed to possess at any one time. Are we allowed to grow, and if so, how much? Are we allowed to give it away to others? How are we allowed to travel with it? How can we get the federal level of things to die down? (Because, of course, on a federal level it is still a class 1 drug. Preposterous, nonetheless, but still active). How do we keep big pharma from incorporating their poison into the plant? There are a ton of questions, but the most pressing should be dealt with first. I know people are excited for legalization to happen, but we do have to think about this in an intelligent way. We must keep our smarts about us. This isn't just about getting high, which more people should know. Herb is a threat to the medicinal society. It has a wide variety of uses in the medical field already, with the potential to do so much more. I believe that's one reason it's still illegal. Aside from close-minded people who want to stick their nose in other peoples' business, the markets this could take over would probably be substantial. And with hemp at its side, it could be unstoppable in a lot of industries. A question that arises would be: why wouldn't our country (usa) want to have an item that could help boost the economy? To have an export not many produce that could help us? Because of greed. Because of cheap labor, cheap items, cheap products. America is willing to rape the economy to feed the greedy pigs on their side, but not willing to better the economy they rule over. Which you wold figure they'd want to do to continue feeding their pigs. In any case, this plant being illegal is ludicrous. I don't comprehend why poppy plants are legal, but marijuana isn't. Why bestiality, incest, beating your wife, and all kinds of other fucked up shit is legal, but a plant isn't. A plant that grows in nature all by itself, and needs no manipulation from man. I'll never understand the backwards "laws" we have here. Good luck on your paper though, seems like you'll be getting a lot of good information. Hope you write a great paper!

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:48pm
Echo_ Says:

Terrance McKenna's just an awesome dude to read about but he's got some pretty cool views here and there- I know I've found him useful in papers I've written.

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 8:22pm
boo_212121 Says:

if the usa were to legalize it our debt would disappear almost instantly. many people buy it and some of the ones who don't only don't because theyre scared of getting caught

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 4:11am

I did a 10 minute speech on legalization when I was a Junior but I've been high a lot since then and there's no telling if i even have the papers anymore.

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 2:46am

Super high me and its a movie similar to supersize me.

Sat, 01/25/2014 - 1:08am

We should also be concerned with getting people in prison for marijuana possession out of prison. Not cool.