Hemp For Victory – 1942

Hemp For Victory - 1942
For Victory –

, produced by the in 1942, made a case for increasing the domestic cultivation of .

As ratcheted up and the Japanese controlled the hemp powerhouse of Southeast Asia, a vital resource for the effort, the filmmakers advocate US farmers focus on the “devil’s weed” as a cash crop.

In the post-war years, the US government would again opportunistically turn on Cannabis as the first front in its disastrous War on .

It would take nearly 60 years for this wonder plant to become acceptable again to the mainstream for therapeutic, medical, and recreational purposes.


Please support Weirdo Video

 

Bitnami