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1994: Clinton signs executive order including hemp

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Celebrating Hemp History Month – In June 1994 President Clinton signs an Executive Order promoting “strategic commodities,” including hemp. This order makes official the federal government’s interest in making viable domestic production of certain commodities that are imported, so that in the event of war or shipping interruptions we won’t be caught short of products made from those commodities. The inclusion of hemp in the order proves the potential hemp has for industry.

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