Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Industrial Hemp Farming

The United States is now the only developed nation in which hemp is not an
established crop.

-Skaidra Smith-Heisters, "Illegally Green:Environmental Costs Of Hemp Prohibition", Reason Foundation

(*Note: hemp is not marijuana!) It is quite remarkable that farmers are not allowed to grow hemp; a plant that can be used for everything from sails to biofuels.

North Dakota farmers are leading the charge to be allowed to grow this native miracle.

NY Times: Sober North Dakotans Hope to Legalize Hemp

Allowing hemp agriculture in Michigan would be a tremendous boost to Michigan's economy.