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Revival of Industrial Hemp: A systematic analysis of the current global industry to determine limitations and identify future potentials within the concept of sustainability

  title={Revival of Industrial Hemp: A systematic analysis of the current global industry to determine limitations and identify future potentials within the concept of sustainability},
  author={E. Edwin Young},
Industrial hemp or Cannabis sativa L. is a quick growing, annual herb with a multitude of uses covering a range of products derived from fiber or oilseed that have been known throughout history. Cultivation in industrialized countries more or less halted in the early 20 century when hemp became intrinsically linked with marijuana, the species other phenotype, which contains larger quantities of the psychoactive compound, THC. Recently, a renewed interest in hemp for industrial purposes has… Expand

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