iHemp Magazine iHemp - Issue 1 - Sept 2018 - Page 7

The draft Declaration of Independence was written on Hemp paper

The truth derives from the fact that until

1883 , 75 % to 90 % of all paper in the world was made from cannabis hemp fiber . The hemp plant is a very versatile plant , which could ( and still does ) make many different things . It is used in shampoos , fabrics , and medical drugs ( medicinal marijuana and Marinol ). It is also used to make rope and makes an alternative fuel . But paper is the material it was most widely used for .
The paper made out of hemp is of much greater quality than that made out of cotton , and it lasts longer . A few hundred years ago , Bibles , maps , paper money , stocks and bonds , and newspapers were all written on hemp paper . In those days , they couldn ' t make paper from trees like they do today .
James Madison ( 1751 – 1836 ) President of the United States
George Washington ( 1732 – 1799 ) President of the United States was heard to say that smoking hemp inspired him to found a new nation based on democratic principles
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