illustration © 1996 Ian Worth (photographer); Holy Moly (model)
IMPORTANT NOTE: This image may NOT be reused in your own personal web pages. Thank you for honoring the copyrights of the many donors to this CD-ROM.
Because cannabis hemp is, overall, the strongest, most-durable, longest-lasting natural soft-fiber on the planet. Its leaves and flower tops (marijuana) weredepending on the culturethe first, second, or third most important and most-used medicines for two-thirds of the worlds people for at least 3,000 years, until the turn of this century.
Botanically, hemp is a member of the most advanced plant family on Earth. It is a dioecious (i.e., having male, female, and sometimes hermaphroditic [male and female on the same plant]) woody, herbaceous annual that uses the sun more efficiently than virtually any other plant on our planet, reaching a robust 12 to 20 feet or more in one short growing season.
It can be grown in virtually any climate or soil condition on Earth, even marginal ones.
Hemp is by far, Earths premier, renewable natural resource. This is why hemp is so important.
Copyright© 1998 Jack Herer
|previous page||Chapter 1||next page|
The Underground''s #1 Runaway Best Seller, "The Emperor Wears No Clothes" by Jack Herer,
© 2000 digitalhemp.com
web site and CD-ROM created,
Site Updated 10/26/00,
Enter your e-mail address to receive
e-mail when this web page is updated.
Your Internet e-mail address: