A pocket-sized book that serves as a reminder of the many surprising facts about the medicinal and environmental value of cannabis sativa. The hemp revolution is happening, despite the efforts of politicians and law-enforcement agencies to stop it. Medical marijuana initiatives on the ballots in California and Arizona passed with overwhelming support. All around the globe this miracle plant is creating industries for food, fuel, clothing, housing, and paper that are beneficial to both humanity and the environment. Designed to fit into the back pocket of your hemp jeans, The Hemp Manifesto offers 101 ways that hemp is making a positive impact on society, and explains why in brief summaries simple enough for even congressional representatives to understand. Included are all the most surprising facts about the plant--how the Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper; how the U.S. government grows marijuana and supplies it to eight people free of charge; how hemp seeds are the most complete source of protein and essential fatty acids known in the vegetable kingdom; and many more. The Hemp Manifesto gives the people their most important weapon in the fight for a healthy future: the truth. Small and affordable--a perfect small gift. Wars of disinformation are still being waged against this useful plant and its industries, and the real facts can be difficult to find. The Hemp Manifesto prints the simple truth.
The Hemp Manifesto Features
July 1, 1997
Park Street Press
Dimensions and Weight
0.8 cm x 10.2 cm x 15.5 cm
"A light and amusing collection of facts."
(N2 Herald, August 25, 2001)
About the Author
Rowan Robinson is a writer, journalist, and explorer who first learned of the many uses of hemp while living in Kashmir in the 1950s. He has been a hemp activist ever since. He is the author of
The Great Book of Hemp.
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