How does the growth of hemp help the planet?

Richer soil-

Hemp is a cover crop, which means it is a plant that can be used during a crop rotation cycle to rejuvenate, and replenish the nutrients taken from soil depletion.

Read about Hemp for Soil Quality, the USDA's research on the cover crop.

Cleaner Water-

Hemp can detoxify drinking water and store harmful contaminants in its roots and tissue. 

Read about Hemp for Water, a non-profit researching team studying how Industrial Hemp can clean water.

Cleaner Air-

Hemp purifies our air using photosynthesis. Hemp on average sequesters close to twice the amount of carbon dioxide as trees per acre. 

Read about Hemp for Air, and the effect of CO2 on the greenhouse effect.