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Hemp in history


Hemp was used for many things, from feeding farm animals to making clothes and paper.


Once upon a time "In 1619 the Virginia Assembly passed legislation requiring every farmer to grow hemp. Hemp was allowed to be exchanged as legal tender in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland."


What happened? Well, the short answer is propaganda and fear. The Mexican Revolution had just happed. The United States began to see an increase in Mexican immigrants. They didn't leave their multi-purpose plant behind either. Instead introduced America to the relaxing plant. After all sharing is caring. Right?



Fast forward 1989 President George Bush declares a new War on Drugs during a nationally televised speech. Some of us can still remember the D.A.R.E campaigns.

Hemp being a derivative of marijuana was banned by association. Researchers have found many medical applications for this powerful plant though. In 1996

California voters passed Prop215, this allowed the sale and use of medical marijuana and the tides of change began turning.

We are hopeful at The Green Goat, that through education we can do our part to help lift the stigma associated to hemp, and introduce some of the many benefits.


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