Ron Paul: 'Hemp Is A Good Product'
woensdag, 22 februari 2012
22 Feb 2012
- Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul
praised hemp as an alternative crop and said a free-market approach would protect the nation's environment Monday during North Dakota campaign stops that drew hundreds of cheering supporters.
Paul was critical of the federal government's ban on the cultivation of industrial hemp, a crop that is related to marijuana
but does not have its mind-affecting properties.
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There is no reason, in a free society, that farmers shouldn't be allowed to raise hemp," Paul said during a Jamestown appearance. "Hemp is a good product."