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Applications of Hemp Across History Uploaded by mannytrejo on Aug 05, 2012 I. Introduction to Cannabis Sativa & Cannabis Indica In this paper we will be discussing the various applications and effects of cannabis sativa, also known as marihuana or hemp when used as fiber, on both the individual and the social level, not only its use as a drug, but it’s various industrial benefits as well. Cannabis indica is the proper term used to describe strains of cannabis that are more resinous, and have a stronger potential for use as a recreational drug. The earliest known cultivation of cannabis is believed to have occurred on the small island of Taiwan, dotting the horizon just off the coast of mainland China, venturing into the Pacific Ocean. It is on this densely populated plot of land that clothing and fibers composed of hemp dating back to 10,000 years have been found, with early manuscripts even going as far as to urge people to grow hemp so that they should have clothes. In fact, hemp was found to be so
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