The Hemp Industries Association has launched the 9th annual Hemp History Week with a call to action to lift the federal prohibition on commercial cultivation of industrial hemp.

This Hemp History Week June 4 – 10, 2018, will witness hundreds of events taking place across the nation, to raise awareness about the benefits of hemp, highlight sustainable hemp products and U.S. hemp businesses, and catalyze pressure on Congress to pass the Hemp Farming Act of 2018.

This year, Hemp History Week focuses on the theme Deep Roots, a metaphor that speaks doubly to the deeply rooted history of hemp farming in the U.S. and its role in shaping the early American agricultural and industrial economy.

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