As cannabis legalization continues to take hold in the United States, the wide array of uses of this formerly very taboo plant are coming to light. And promoting a whole host of eager participants in these now opened up industries. It’s more than just processing cannabis for the drug aspects, for the THC of marijuana or the CBD oils that can treat an ever-increasing array of medical ailments without the high. Hemp is coming into vogue as well, for an also widening array of industrial uses.
The cannabis plant from which hemp comes is very easy to grow, without the delicate and sometimes fussy tending that other plants such as wheat or corn or cotton require. It’s a more robust plant that can grow in soil that other cash crops would struggle to take hold in. Once it sprouts, it keeps coming up. When it’s harvested, the hemp can be put to valuable means. In fact, there are more than twenty-five thousand different uses for hemp, each one of them having nothing to do with the drug culture. It’s a fiber that can be processed just as any other fiber can. Nearly anywhere a cloth or a cloth-like substance can be used, hemp can be too.
There’s much more to cannabis than getting high; hemp has a ton of industrial uses #HealthStatus
- 1There are several uses for hemp, which makes it a versatile crop
- 2It’s very easy to grow hemp, so it doesn’t take much work
- 3It’s probably legal in whatever state you are in, with 38 states
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