June Hemp History Month
Part of the Just Say Know Campaign

June is Hemp History Month in the USA started by the Hemp Industries Association. There is a rich history of true cannabis hemp globally from fiber to seed to oil, grain to flower for health. We'll put out historical educational all during the month of June. 

Woman holding dress in black & white photo above the farmer in his hempfield page 239 from Popular Mechanics Feb 1938 Billion Dollar Crop

From the Hemp Food Association.

Timeline of Incremental Hemp Legality in the US, 1937-2015


The Marihuana Tax Act (MTA 1937) passed, and exempted hemp: “…(b) The term ‘marihuana’ means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa L., whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds, or resins; but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination.

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June Hemp History Month
Lancaster Trading House, Inc., Shawn Patrick House
31 May, 2023
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