Fifty Thousand Uses For Hemp - And Counting

Hemp may not be as sexy and au courant as marijuana, but it's equally important and arguably even more versatile. Hemp can be used for everything from food to beauty products to home construction and more. Plus it's got an important history - both the Magna Carta and the Gutenberg Bible had print runs on hemp-based paper.

These facts and more are available in this handy infographic by Brittney Broten. Keep a copy handy to amaze your friends - and enemies? - with all kinds of hemp trivia.

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Last December, America officially legalized hemp with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. The new law is a game-changer for the agricultural industry in America as farmers can now start growing and selling the non-intoxicating cannabis crop across the country. But it will be a while before the United States can top the world's biggest hemp producer.

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