The history of hemp, also known as cannabis, can be traced as far back as 8,000 B.C. Hemp was used for ropes, various textiles, and medicine. Hemp was extremely popular, until the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 was enforced. The criminalization of hemp resulted in higher crime rates, limitation of medicine, and a decline in the economy. The industrial crop has been a controversial topic ever since it has been outlawed. With the legalization of hemp in several states, people are protesting for widespread legalization of the plant. When given the power, hemp has many achievements. Hemp has been known for providing sustainability, its durable fibers, and its involvement within the movement of waste regulation.
"No one, not even one single soul, seems to care about me or my needs," she said, as her voice begin to break