• Properties of Hemp

last modified July 1, 2016 by strypey


Uncontested Facts about Hemp

  • Hemp is a common name for the cannabis plant
  • In law reform discussion hemp usually refers to the non-psychoactive (low-THC) varieties of cannabis which are only useful for industrial purposes

    Claims and Counterclaim about Hemp

     1. Hemp is an excellent feedstock for biodiesel and ethanol biofuel

     1. Hemp cellulose produces more ethanol biofuel than corn, but less than kelp

     2. Growing hemp is good for soil and the surrounding ecosystems  2 Hemp can be either good or bad for soils and ecosystems depending on how its grown

     

     Points of Interest

    Jack Herer, 'The Emperor Wears No Clothes'