Hemp Flag to Fly Over U.S. Capitol on July 4

A U.S. flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the Capitol in Washington on Independence Day.

Democratic Rep. Jared Polis announced Wednesday that his request for the hemp-made flag had been granted.

Polis has long pushed for the plant to be legal for farmers to grow. Industrial hemp looks much like marijuana but does not have its psychoactive properties. Federal law prohibits growing hemp but not importing it.

– Read the entire article at Metro News.


1 Comment

  1. gutrod on

    Makes one wonder why hemp was banned in the 1st place. Very, very very suspicious. Using this distorted ideology, they should ban toy guns as they replicate the real thing which are much more dangerous than the strongest hemp or cannabis plant on the planet. In the case of cannabis prohibition the government is overstepping it’s boundaries by withholding rights to all Americans, including both medicinal and recreational cannabis users. It is the largest breach of human rights in modern history.