Hemp Is the Far Bigger Economic Issue Hiding Behind Legal Marijuana

From Alternet.org If the upcoming pot legalization ballot in California were decided by hemp farmers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, it would be no contest. For purely economic reasons, if you told the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that the nation they were founding would someday make hemp illegal, they would have laughed you out…

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An Electric Car Made From Hemp?

Calgary company with help from local firms develops electric vehicle with body parts made from hemp Don’t call it the cannabis car, but a Calgary transportation company and its partners including some Toronto firms have developed an electric vehicle with hemp body parts. Calgary-based Motive Industries says it will unveil the design of the Kestrel…

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Reddit Fights Back over Marijuana Legalization Ads

Quirky social-news site Reddit always seemed an unusual acquisition for Manhattan media giant Conde Nast, and it’s never been more evident: asked by Conde Nast overlords to stop running advertisements on behalf of advocates of California’s Proposition 19, which supports the legalization of marijuana, Reddit decided they’d do it anyway. Because Conde Nast said its main concern…

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