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  1. Hemp - Wikipedia

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    Overview

    Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products. It is one of the fastest growing plants and was one of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber 10,000 years ago. It can be refined into a variety of commercial items including paper, textiles, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, insulation, biofuel, food, and animal feed.
    Although cannabis as a drugand industrial hemp both derive from the species Cannabis sativa and cont…

  2. Hemp for Victory - Wikipedia

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    Hemp for Victory is a black-and-white United States government film made during World War II and released in 1942, explaining the uses of hemp, encouraging farmers to grow as much as possible.During World War II, the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was lifted briefly to allow for hemp fiber production to create ropes for the U.S. Navy but after the war hemp reverted to its de facto illegal status.

  3. Hemp - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Hemp is one of the oldest plants humans have grown and used. Hemp was domesticated in Asia over 10,000 years ago. It was already used to make clothes, ropes, and an early form of paper. The seeds were eaten, and the plant had medicinal uses. From there the use of hemp spread. In Europe, hemp was at least used 5,500 years ago.

  4. New life breathed into #msleg industrial hemp proposal ...

    https://mississippitoday.org/2019/02/13/new-life-breathed-into...

    Supporters of industrial hemp exhaled a sigh of relief as a proposal to let farmers grow hemp for industrial purposes cleared a major hurdle. As originally written, House Bill 1547 would have reclassified certain controlled substances, keeping drugs like the opioid fentanyl in line with federal ...

    • Author: Larrison Campbell
    • Cannabidiol - Wikipedia

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      Cannabidiol (CBD) is a phytocannabinoid discovered in 1940. It is one of some 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. As of 2018, preliminary clinical research on cannabidiol included studies of anxiety, cognition, movement disorders, and pain.

      • Formula: C₂₁H₃₀O₂
      • Molar mass: 314.464 g/mol g·mol−1
    • hemp - Wiktionary

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      Feb 15, 2019 · hemp (countable and uncountable, plural hemps) A tall annual herb , Cannabis sativa , native to Asia . Various products of this plant, including fibres and the drug cannabis .

    • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of... - The Hemp ...

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      2-Arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) is an endocannabinoid, an endogenous a... gonist of the CB1 receptor and the primary endogenous ligand for the CB2 receptor.[1][2] It is an ester formed from the omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid and glycerol. It is present at relatively high levels in the central nervous system, with cannabinoid neuromodulatory effects.

    • Cannabis - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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      Cannabis is a genus of plant. There are three species: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.. The cannabis plant's flowers contain a chemical or drug known as THC (short for tetra-hydro-cannabinol).Smoking or eating the flower can make a person feel euphoric (very good) or sleepy. The plant is also used to make hemp fibre, and for its seeds and seed oil.

    • Growing Hemp - Materials Matter 2016 - Climate CoLab

      https://www.climatecolab.org/contests/2016/materials-matter/c/...

      Hemp is the longest and strongest natural fiber known to man, with its use dated back over 10,000 years. There is no tree or plant on Earth Capable of producing as much paper per acre as hemp. Hemp produces twice as much fiber per acre as cotton.