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An American Tradition

Uncovering all the facts about the rich history of Wisconsin’s Hemp Industry led us from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society, University of Wisconsin-Madison Steenbock Library, the United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Library and Access Newspapers.

From this research, we’ve compiled and documented the American Hemp Industry from 1890 all the way to present with a Wisconsin focus. Why Wisconsin? Discover how the state played a major role in the formation of the American Hemp Industry.

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