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Exactly

Your right, there is little reason to "bring jobs to our shores", if we hadn't sent them away in the first place. If they could actually get out of the way, as he implies they should in his speech, we have a very nice cottage industry, waiting to burst forth.

The hemp industry could actually bring a large economic boost, but that will never happen.

Hemp was tied to marijuana, and marijuana made illegal, to promote the synthetic industry (think DuPont). During WWII the demand was so great that synthetics couldn’t keep up and hemp was grown by 4H clubs across the country.

Tying hemp to marijuana effectively removed hemp from the mind of the US, in a cloud of "immorality".

We even seem to have forgotten that canvas was hemp, and even the name canvas comes from "cannabis".

Just open the box and see