Hemp: A New Crop with New Uses for North America by E. Small and D Marcus
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Overview Currently, U.S. legislation makes it illegal to raise industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) commercially. However, numerous state and national initiatives are working to return industrial hemp production to the United States, where it once was a major crop. Fiber and food uses for industrial hemp are growing rapidly and have increased over 300 percent in the past few years. Much of that growth is coming from the increased sales of hemp food products. July 2013 ... Industrial Hemp
Industrial Hemp Organizations
North American Industrial Hemp Council
European Industrial Hemp Association
Hemp Industries Association
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance
Report on European Industrial Hemp
Sources Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA).
European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA).
Hemp: A New Crop with New Uses for North America, Ernest Small and David Marcus, 2002.
Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity, Congressional Research Service, 2013.
Hemp Industries Association - Association working to change regulations and policies prohibiting the use of hemp for commercial purposes.
Industrial Hemp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ontario, Canada.
Industrial Hemp Production in Canada, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, 2012.
Industrial Hemp Statistics, Statistics Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2008.