Footnotes, Chapter 1:
1 Pioneer Press, St Paul, MN. Aug. 5, 1993. p.1B
2 Prescott Journal, Prescott, WI, Aug. 1, 1991. p. 1A.
3 Cannabis is used when referring to the botanical genus; cannabis, when referring to the plants of this group in a generic sense, including hemp and marijuana types.
4 Prior to 1915, Kentucky had been the major hemp producing state, with Missouri second. The industry in Kentucky has been thoroughly covered in Hopkins, J. F. 1951. A History of the Hemp Industry in Kentucky. University of Kentucky Press, Lexington.
5 A broader discussion of this history and related matters can be found in: Herer, J. 1992. The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Queen of Clubs Publ. Van Nuys, CA; and, Conrad, C. 1993. Hemp--Lifeline to the Future. Creative Xpressions Publ. Los Angeles, CA.
6 Merlin, M. D. 1972. Man and Marijuana. Assoc. Univ. Presses. Cranbury, NJ.
7 Manila hemp (abacá, Musa textilis), sisal hemp (Agave sisalana, or henequen, Agave fourcroydes), Mauritius hemp (Furcraea gigantea), New Zealand hemp (Phormium tenax), sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea), Indian hemp (jute, Corchorus capsularis or C. clitorus), bow-string hemp (Sansevieria cylindrica). (Over thirty "hemps" are listed by Montgomery, B. 1954. The bast fiber. In H. R. Mauersberger (ed.), Matthews' textile fibers. Wiley, N.Y. p. 257-359.)