This page contains materials related to hemp (marijuana), cannabis sativa.
Marihuana Tax Act of
Did you ever wonder why hemp was illegal? Here are some of the actual transcripts from
the hearings for the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 -- an interesting piece of lunacy. It is
not all there yet, but it is coming soon. Please see the Historical
References page for the full history of the marijuana laws in the United States.
Madness Comic Books
Madness Through the Ages
Medicines Throughout History
Other Hemp/Marijuana Links of
Industrial Uses of Hemp
Alan D. Bryan's Hemp Facts
Hemp in Canada
- Hemp British Columbia Home Page - Lots of good information about the history and current
facts regarding hemp in Canada.
Project - Lobbying Congress for reform. Lots of current information on laws and legal
Marijuana drug test - DrugTest.org offers a full line of professional detoxification that is the best defense for marijuana drug tests.
Dave West's Hemp Page
- A lot of interesting material from David P. West, Ph.D.
Journal of the International Hemp
Hemp As a Crop For Missouri
Farmers - 1991
Hemp For Fuel - Excerpted from "Energy Farming in
America," by Lynn Osburn
Hemp Speech - Colorado This is a rough draft of a
speech for the 1995 Agricultural committee of the Colorado congress, which will be
deciding on a bill to re-classify industrial cannabis as legal. (below 1.3% THC)
Letter from a DEA Agent to Colorado Legislature re the
This is a letter written by a DEA agent with the specific intent of killing a bill in
the Colorado Legislature which would have permitted the cultivation of hemp for industrial
purposes. Because of the lies in this letter, the DEA agent was later relieved of duty.
Reply to the DEA Agent's letter - Thomas J.
Ballanco, Environmental Action Committee, Co-Chair This is the reply to the DEA agent's
letter which led to the agent's retirement.
Hemp and Related Fiber Crops Task Force, As authorized by the
Governor of Kentucky , 11-23-94
Hemp Industry in Australia The status of the hemp
industry in Australia, as of 2/17/95.
Government of Canada
Agricultural Report on Hemp 12-16-94
Hemp As Weed Control, by D. West
Industrial Hemp Farming - History and Practice
Report on Australian Hemp Trials from James Davis to
An Amazing Plant by Bill Leuders From
ISTHMUS, "the weekly newspaper of Madison" Feb 8-14, 1991
Hawaiian Industrial Hemp Report
Pharmacology of Fibre Hemp
Optimisation of breeding for
agronomic traits in fibre hemp
Seasonal fluctuations of cannabinoid
content in Kansas marijuana
The CPRO Cannabis germplasm collection
The US Hemp Market by Richard
A. Adams, Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
Effects of Public Opinion on the Marketing
of Hemp Products via the Internet by Richard A. Adams, Baker College Center for
Characterisation of Cannabis accessions with
regard to cannabinoid content in relation to other plant characters
Putting Cannabis in Cars - From Popular Mechanics -
Industrial Hemp in the United States: Status and Market Potential
Ecolution - USDA White Paper on Hemp 1995
Below are a number of interesting files that Alan D. Bryan has accumulated relative to
hemp. There is all sorts of good information here, including a lot of stuff you probably
didn't know, even if you were already familiar with the hemp issues.
Hemp Facts 1-10
- HEMP FOR FUEL
- Dewey and Merrill, "bulletin #404, Hemp Hurds As Paper-Making Material"
U.S.D.A. Washington, D.C. Oct. 14, 1916.
- Pinch Hitters for Defense - Popular Mechanics - December 1941
- Paints and Varnishes
- Building Materials and Housing
- HEMP FOR VICTORY - transcript of Dept. of Agriculture 1942 film
- Introduction from "Marijuana: Medical Papers," Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D.,
- More Info on Medical Uses.
- More Interesting Medical Stuff
- Even more good medical stuff....
Hemp Facts 11-20
- More Misc. Med. Stuff
- Marijuana MYTH # 1 Marijuana causes brain damage
- Marijuana Myth #2. Marijuana damages the reproductive system
- Marijuana Myth # 3.Marijuana is a "gateway" drug it leads to hard drugs.
- Marijuana Myth #4. Marijuana suppresses the immune system.
- Marijuana Myth #5. - Marijuana is much more dangerous than tobacco.
- Marijuana Myth #6. Legal marijuana would cause carnage on the highways.
- Marijuana Myth # 7. Marijuana "flattens" human brainwaves
Hemp Facts 21-30
- Marijuana Myth #8. Marijuana is more potent today than in the past
- Marijuana Myth #9. Marijuana impairs short-term memory
- Marijuana Myth #10. Marijuana lingers in the body like DDT
- Marijuana Myth #11. There are over a thousand chemicals in marijuana smoke
- Marijuana "Myth"#12. No one has ever died of a marijuana overdose
- SOMETHING TO LOOK INTO
- MEDICINE, MAN
- Part Deux of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93
- part Three of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93
- Pt. IV of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93.
- Part 5 of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93
- Part 6 of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93
Hemp Facts 31-40
- Part VII of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93.
- final part of an article that appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 9/18/93
- Legalization of Marijuana Long Overdue - by William F. Buckley
- Legalization of Marijuana Long Overdue - part 2
- This is Part 1 of an article that appeared in The Hartford Courant. It shows the lies
perpetrated by the Partnership for a Drug Free America.
- This is part 2 of an article that appeared in The Hartford Courant
- Part 3 of an article from The Hartford Courant
- The Dark Side of DARE by Pastor Jaymes Douglass Fyr
- A World Gone Mad Part 1 By Ronald W. Rose United States Magistrate Judge In Police News
Hemp Facts 41-50
Hemp Facts 51-60
Hemp Facts 61-70
Hemp Facts 71-80
Hemp Facts 81-90
Hemp Facts 91-100