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The Gospel of Hemp: How Hemp Can Save Our World

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In 1916, the USDA published Bulletin No. 404, a report on using hemp hurds as a paper-making material. The bulletin proclaims that: “Without a doubt, hemp will continue to be one of the staple agricultural crops of the United States.” The report also warns that: “Our forests are being cut three times faster than they grow.” It finds that (over a 20-year period) 10,000 acre ...more
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Published July 10th 2012 by BookBaby
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Adam
May 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very Informative

I am pro hemp and marijuana cultivation ! Unfortunately, not only do I live in a shitty state but also a shitty country. They know the facts and thanks to the history and brief profound knowledge you've shared in your book they are more than aware. I will continue my research and studies and will join forces to bring forth prosperous change to our hemp and marijuana democracy. If you haven't already, start a group or community for fellow pro -hemp supporters. Thank you my friend
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Lisa Cromwell
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My only complaint would be that the book was not longer! It was such an informative and entertaining read that I was disappointed when it finished. This is not a book trying to influence you to become a "pot smoker". It is a history of the hemp plant, its properties and the reason those were attacked and criminalized. I highly recommend this book for anyone to read.
Mike
Dec 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Overview of Jack Herer's work

Hemp is an incredibly useful crop. This is a brief but informative look at why the U.S. is where it's at with anti-hemp laws that were enacted in the 1930's. As you would expect, it's due to a small number of people using power to collect wealth.
Stephanie
Oct 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A short but good read. I learned about who and what caused the prohibition of hemp as well as all the uses of hemp.
Mandee Seeley
Nov 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Quick, informative, and to the point.

I'm an activist and huge supporter of cannabis. I'm also a former addict who was able to get clean with its help. I agree with the author, this plant could save our world.

Even though I knew most of this book's contents already, I did learn a few things. This is an excellent resource for someone who wants to learn more about cannabis but doesn't have time to read some of the giant books available on the topic.

I'm glad I came across this book, I'll recommend i
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Tami
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I wish everyone in America would read this and understand that they have been lied to by the media and the government for years. There is so much good that could come from re-legalizing hemp. Educate yourself and then try and educate others!
KC Yerrid
informational but lacking depth

The author references Jack Herer's seminal book quite often. I felt that my money would have been better spent on his book. If you can get it in the lending library, it is a good single session book.
Kimberly Gordon
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Very informal

I believe this book to be enlightening and move modern civilization further into the 21st Century, using new methods and ideas to fix old problems in society

-Sarah Nafage Founder of the Free Thought Nexus (F.T.N)
Denisse Ambrosio
Sep 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Enlightening

As a daily user and cannabis enthusiast theres a lot i found out about cannabis and hemps history through this book, very good read !
John
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Perfection

Truly I've thought of writing something exactly like this. Looks like I won't have to now. Great read, will definitely be printing these and handing them out to people!
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“As we use our last reserves of petroleum and pollute our world drilling for oil in areas where an “accident” can quickly become an enormous ecological disaster; as our air becomes more and more polluted and unhealthy; as food, housing, energy, transportation, and clothing become less and less affordable; what can save the Earth and civilization? Hemp can!” 1 likes
“Anslinger was the U.S. government’s “expert witness” advocating the Tax Act. In his testimonies between the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Subcommittee, as well as to Congress, Anslinger produced the following as “factual statements”: “Marijuana is the most violence-causing drug in the history of mankind.” “Marijuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death.” “I believe in some cases one cigarette might develop a homicidal mania, probably to kill his brother.” “…but all the experts agree that the continued use leads to insanity. There are many cases of insanity.” “There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the U.S., and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos, and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, result from marijuana use. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers, and any others.” 0 likes
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