ridelust.com wrote:Hemp is a controversial material, part of the famous family of plants known as Cannabis Sativa. Hemp grown for industrial use is very low in THC the psychoactive chemical in its famous sister marijuana thus making industrial hemp useless as a drug.
Ironically, Hemp powered cars was the dream of both Henry Ford and Rudolf Diesel. However, gasoline powered engines became so cheap to manufacturer and were easy to maintain so they caught on in the automotive industry even though the pioneers had other dreams.
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Why aren't people demanding that hemp oil and other bio-diesel powered vehicles become the accepted form of transport rather than petroleum powered? It would be environmentally sound given that the plants put back into the environment anything that's taken out through use. Switching to hemp and other bio-diesel fuels would also diminish the excuses that drive the greed of oil companies who fund war in the Middle East and other regions as par for the course.
When considering the damage recently done by British petroleum (BP) off the Gulf of Mexico, it really is time they were hounded from the world. The petroleum oil industry is waging a war on us all with every crime against nature. They have had their day in the sun and reaped fat cash harvests from it. Our combined and proactive defense is essential to our continued survival. Hemp and other bio-diesel powered vehicles and industry are the only sensible step forward for us all...
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