Popular Mechanics dicovers billion dollar crop. To good to be true? December 6, 2008Posted by rationalskeptic in Society and Culture.
Tags: Conservation, Economics
A Popular Mechanics article about a billion dollar agricultural crop that produces 4 times more paper pulp than trees! Yes, it could be used to save the rain forest and possibly used to get us out of an economic crisis. Oh yeah, Popular Mechanics did this article in 1938, right after the federal government outlawed it.
Here is the original article with pictures: http://www.jackherer.com/popmech.html
Here is a link to the article w/o pictures: http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/popmech1.htm