Hemp building and construction materials have been picking up real steam among advocates who say they represent environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives to traditional building materials like concrete.

First, a little background on hemp: Hemp and marijuana are different types of cannabis plants.

Unlike marijuana, hemp produces very little tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA, which turns into THC when heated). THCA/THC is responsible for producing the psychoactive effects of marijuana.

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