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Top ten hemp legends: myths and facts
By William Breathes in Hemp, News
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:20 am

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Industrial hemp.
Did Henry Ford really make a car out of hemp? Was the Declaration of Independence written on hemp paper? Did Abraham Lincoln use hemp oil in his lamps?

The hemp plant, a variety of Cannabis sativa that's the subject of this week's cover story "Green Acres," is steeped in lore. Some hemp legends are true. Others are half-true, and some are completely false. Denver Westword presents ten hemp myths culled from the Internet -- and attempt to separate the fact from the fiction.

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