hemp hemp  /ˈhɛmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a plant fiber
  2. (n) any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  3. (n) a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

Usage(s):

  1. The plan was simple, if naive: Andrew Graves would grow the hemp, then local companies would sell products made from it.
  2. Try Poinsettia hemp wrap from Paporganics.
  3. The Navy and the Merchant Marine must have rope made out of manila hemp; no other kind withstands salt and fresh water so hardily.

News

  1. Lab Testing Reveals EnviroTextile's Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria

    Hemp Marches Towards Military and Health Care Applications (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851098.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. DEA Wages Hemp War Behind The Scenes In House

    The Drug Enforcement Administration has kicked its lobbying against legalizing industrial hemp into high gear, hoping to block an amendment in the House that would decriminalize the crop for research purposes.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Industrial hemp's future as a crop in Colorado awaits federal action

    The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union is lobbying actively for decriminalization of industrial hemp at the federal level, and bills were introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate late this winter.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Steamboat Pilot & Today

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Quotes

  1. As Dame Anita Roddick said: "Activism isn't listed on The Body Shop labels as an ingredient, but it is there as surely as the bergamot and hemp oil".
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Anita Roddick Source: MarketWatch

  2. "We had all these plans of grandeur and independence, to lead the way with industrial hemp," White Plume said. "None of it worked out."
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Alex White Plume Source: Yankton Daily Press (registration)

  3. "This is a guy who has made a career criss-crossing the country in his hemp underpants pretending to be the green conscience of the Liberal Party," Mr Swan said.
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Wayne Swan Source: The Age

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