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The History Crony Capitalism and Industrial Hemp in America

Dr, Mark Thornton discusses how industrial hemp was banned in America due to the rise of crony capitalism.  The rise of this cronyism was a result of government regulation that was pitched as protecting consumers from monopolies that instead actually granted monopoly power to industry in collusion with government. Lister below or here. Learn about how […]

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Why Is Not-Pot Illegal Too?

By Mark Thornton: Hemp is a plant from the cannabis family that is often closely associated with marijuana. Marijuana or Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa can contain high concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is a psychoactive component of marijuana, along with a large number of other cannabinoids. THC is the primary reason why humans have […]

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Stop the War on Hemp! –Hemp vs Cotton

Stop the War on Hemp (Freedom, People, etc) Hemp has been making a lot of noise lately, especially with the growing awareness surrounding the use of hemp oil for treating cancer. Although the word ‘hemp’ still often gets confused and lumped into the same definition as Cannabis, a similar but psychoactive plant, it’s important to […]

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Help Legalize Hemp!

Hemp, the cash crop used in a variety of products and that will not get you high, is outlawed in this country and farmers are unable to grow this resilient crop that has an almost endless amount of uses for everyday items. Take Action Now and Help Legalize Hemp! – Drug Policy Alliance Action Center.

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