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French Hemp Farmers Face Tight Restrictions in Conflict With EU Rules

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French Hemp Farmers Face Tight Restrictions in Conflict With EU Rules

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By Aurelien Bernard

France is historically a land of hemp. Used mainly for its oil and its fibers, hemp was manufactured for the canvases, ropes and sails of boats that explored the world’s seas during the Age of Discovery from the 15th through 18th centuries.

 

At the peak of hemp farming, hemp covered 175,000 hectares, or more than 432,434 acres. The development of motor boats and the mechanization of cotton cultivation contributed to hemp’s decline. But hemp is making a comeback. While only 3,800 hectares, or 9,390 acres, of hemp were grown in 1991, more than 15,000 hectares, or more than 37,065 acres, are now being cultivated in France more than a quarter-century later.......

 

 

 

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2018/04/french-hemp-farmers-face-tight-restrictions-in-conflict-with-eu-rules/


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