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Quotes & Facts


"Make the most of the Indian Hemp seed, and sow it everywhere!" 

- George Washington, The Writings of George Washington, Vol. 33, page 270


"We shall, by and by, want a world of hemp more for our own consumption."

- John Adams, U.S. President


"Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country."

- Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President

"Prohibition... goes beyond the bound of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded"

- Abraham Lincoln (December, 1840)

"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this."

- Albert Einstein

"Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required ages to lay down, if we can get the equivalent of forest and mineral products in the annual growth of the hemp fields?"

-  Henry Ford

"In any civilized society, it is every citizen's responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen's responsibility to disobey unjust laws."

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others... he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current that sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."

- Robert F. Kennedy

"Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself; and where they are, they should be changed.

- Jimmy Carter, U.S. President

"Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves."

- Ronald Reagan, U.S. President

"Congress should definitely consider decriminalizing the possession of marijuana... We should focus on the rapists and burglars who are a menace to society."

- Dan Quayle, Former Vice President

"The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture."

-Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President

"When people fear their governments, there is tyranny. When governments fear their people , there is liberty."

- Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President

When even one American, who has done nothing wrong, is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril."

- Harry S. Truman, U.S. President

Our World's Premier, Renewable Natural Resource.

Until 1883, from 75-90% of all paper in the world was made with cannabis hemp fiber including that for books, Bibles, maps, paper money, stocks and bonds, newspapers, etc.

One acre of hemp produces over 4 times as much paper as an acre of trees. Hemp is the perfect material to replace trees for paper, pressed board, particle board, and construction molds.

Hemp has been grown for at least 10,000 years for fiber and food. It has only been prohibited for the past 70 years.


Hemp fiber has been discovered in tombs dating from 8000 B.C.


The earliest known fabric was apparently of hemp, which began to be worked in the eighth millennium (8,000-7,000 B.C.E.) -The Columbia History of the World, 1981, page 54

The paintings of Van Gogh, Gainsborough, Rembrandt, etc. were primarily painted on hemp canvas, as were practically all canvas paintings.

The "discovery" of America was powered by hemp sails and rigging.

George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp on their plantations.

Ben Franklin owned a mill that made hemp paper.

Hemp was used for money in the Americas until the early 1900s.

A 1938 Mechanical Engineering magazine described cannabis as "The Most Profitable & Desirable Crop that can be Grown"

A 1938 Popular Mechanics magazine stated, "Over 25,000 products can be manufactured from hemp." The same magazine slated Hemp as America's  "New Billion Dollar Crop." Back in 1938 a billion was serious money. Just imagine how Hemp could effect America's economy today... Just imagine the amount of jobs that could be created with that kind of a cash crop grown for its numerous industrial properties.

In 1941, Henry Ford built and fueled a car with hemp. Ford said his vision was, " to grow automobiles from the soil."

In 1942, the US Army and Department of Agriculture released their "Hemp for Victory" film which encouraged farmers to grow hemp to aid the war effort.

The original, heavy duty, famous Levi's jeans were made out of hemp.

The first Bibles and flags were made of hemp.

The original drafts of the United States Constitution were written on hemp paper.

The original drafts of the Declaration of Independence were written on hemp paper.

The first American Flag was sewn with sailcloth made of hemp.