A Quick Hemp History Lesson
Archeologists have discovered cloth fragments made from hemp dating back more than 10,000 years to ancient Mesopotamia.
Ancient Chinese used hemp oil & seeds for hundreds of healthy compounds. China and Turkestan began using hemp for clothing around 4,000 BC.
Italians Sailing Ships used ropes & sails made of hemp. Roman Emperor Nero’s army physician included hemp in his medical inventory.
Jamestown settlers observed Powhatan Native Americans growing hemp in 1607. King Henry VIII fined farmers who did not grow hemp for industrial use.
The first drafts of the declaration of independence were crafted on hemp paper.
Hemp is declared illegal in 1937. Nearly 80 years later… The Agricultural Act Of 2014 is passed by the U.S. congress, paving the way for the next revolution in hemp technology: ULTRA CELL!