Hemp bast fiber is a low cost graphene like nanomaterial (credit: Wikipedia) As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its

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Rather than building pipelines to Houston, for oil, consider the upcoming demand for supercapacitors and who will be making them. Tesla is building a massive plant in Nevada and demand for graphene derived from hemp will increase. Then consider that Edmonton has one of the most advanced facilities for the production of biofuels from waste in the world. Connect the dots with hemp production in Alberta and bingo! Economic diversification.