aka Cannabis (usually in reference to the same plant, but for medicinal use).
Lots to say here. Obviously, remarkable medicinal properties, as well as innumerable uses of Hemp.
Please, folks, I know there are fans out there, add info in here!
So many. Also great nitrogen fixers [source?].
The sociocultural stigma around this plant was likely deliberately engineered BECAUSE it has so many uses, from medicine to energy. There's a lot of money in the industries that depend on hemp NOT being freely available. There's a lot of money in the private prison complex. We sure built this society wrong, didn't we, folks?
Let's do it better this time. (And with hemp).