Wall made of hempcrete and logs in Saranac, Michigan. Hempcrete is a building product made from hemp hurds, lime and water with no mortar or chemical additives. This wall was constructed on the first site featuring a hempcrete building in the midwest. (Photo: Getty Images/Rick Thompson) Marijuana is an ancient plant with borderline mystical properties — just ask the 266 million people who smoke it every year. Hemp, the industrial strain of Cannabis sativa, has been used for many purposes — food, fuel and textiles among them — for tens of thousands of years. Unlike its sister strain, hemp can’t get you high. But much like the drug, it has… Read More

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