Hemp For Victory – 1942

Hemp For Victory - 1942
For Victory –

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

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

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

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


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