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The Planet, Spring 1997, Editio Cannabis



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Publication Date

Spring 1997


Western Washington University. Associated Students. Environmental Center; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies

Editor in Chief

Irvin, Julie


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Managing Editor: Jodi Broughton; Photo Assistant: Chris Luczyk; Staff: Al Bentley, Jared Bond, Michael DuBois, Jennifer Hayes, Reiko Huckle, Alex McLean, Scott Morris, Ashley Painter, Anna Shaffer; Business Manager: Teari Brown

Photography Editor

Talmage, Taylor


Miles, John

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Planet and Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Table of Contents

Cannabis 101

Anna Shaffer teaches a crash course on versatile Cannabis sativa

Split Personality

Reiko Huckle examines two plants with a public identity crisis

From Fields to Felony: The Conviction of Hemp in the U.S.

Back to the future with Derek Reiser

Growing a Hemp Business

Taking risks, breaking new ground ... Scott Morris profiles three hemp entrepreneurs

Clearcut This

Is hemp an ecological panacea? Michael DuBois explores hemp’s claims as a wonder plant.

Climbing the Walls

Ashley Painter comments on barriers blocking alternative resources.

Bringing Hemp Down to Earth

Jennifer Hayes weeds out truths and myths about hemp

Hemp Economics: Can it Reap Profits?

Alex McLean gets to the bottom line

Making the Most of the Hemp Seed: A Look at Hemp Cultivation Around the World

Take a three-page guided tour with Al Bentley

Crusading for Cannabis

Jared Bond explores Hemp 2000 and beyond




Publication at Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State)


Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies


Student publication, Ecology, Environmental Studies

Document Type


Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Human ecology--Washington (State)--Periodicals; Ecology--Washington (State)--Periodicals

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals; Huxley College of the Environment--Students--Periodicals


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The Planet, 1997, Spring

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