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Hemp: A Short History of the Most Misunderstood Plant and Its Uses and Abuses

By: Bourrie, Mark

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: U.S.A., Firefly Books: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 069989

ISBN: 1552978516

Condition: As New


"A factual look at a controversial subject." In 1935, Popular Science magazine hailed hemp as the new Billion Dollar Crop. Two years later, it was banned. Hemp is the world's strongest natural fiber and has been cultivated for its practical uses for over 10,000 years. It was the main cash crop of New France (now Canada) since one naval warship required up to 60 tons of hemp rope for its rigging, including the 25-inch thick anchor cable. Presidents George Wash... View more info