Hemp For Victory – 1942

Hemp For Victory - 1942
For Victory –

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

As 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 Drugs.

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

Saw the movie – Now try the mug!

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