This is such a simple and really harmless act. Hemp is extremely valuable as a base ingredient for everything from food to clothing to fuel. It eliminates our need to deforrest our land. Which in turn leaves more of the Earth's natural air scrubbers to do their thing. The foods are high nutrient and antioxidant in nature. The materials made are as strong as anything we make from cotton and other plant based fibers, while being less labor intensive. Hemp derived products can often replace petroleum based products while adding the benefit of biodegradablity. It was once and should be again a cornerstone of American agriculture. Our founding fathers were no dummies, and many of them farmed this crop. Also contrary to myth it's not an intoxicant. So why we would continue it's prohibition is nothing more than raw ignorance.