The History of Hemp predates the written record of mankind.  For as long as man has existed, hemp has been a tool that has served him in many facets and industries.
  The industrial and medicinal properties of hemp are too many to list for our purposes here.   There are thousands of varieties of hemp, only a very few of these are available for abusive personal use.  The recreational use of hemp has only recently in history become a social and political issue.
  There are many theories as to why hemp has become such a hot topic but all of them agree that the argument is a mute point.  Hemp has been a valuable resource since the dawn of time and will continue to serve many useful purposes until long after the Zombie Apocalypse....
   
  Below you will find several links to the many many uses of hemp around the world;  

http://hemphistory.org/


http://www.advancedholistichealth.org/history.html


http://hempethics.weebly.com/what-is-industrial-hemp.html


http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fiber/industrial-hemp/