Hemp Fast Facts|
- Hemp seed has more protein than fish, beef, eggs or chicken.
- Hemp oil is the only food oil that contains omega-3 and 6 essential fatty acids as well as GLA (Gamma Lineolic Acid).
- Hemp grows well without herbicides, fungicides, or pesticides.
- You cannot get high from eating hemp (cannabis sativa), because hemp contains only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive element in marijuana.
- The Declaration of Independence was first drafted on hemp fiber paper.
- The Gutenberg Bibles were originally printed on hemp paper.
- Ford's first prototype for a car was for a hemp-based vehicle, and was featured in the December 1941 edition of Popular Mechanics.
- Hemp takes about 4 months to mature, whereas trees take 20 years.
- China has the most hemp factories.
- A California legislator recently introduced a bill that would allow production of industrial hemp in the state.
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