Probably Medicinal, certainly recreational.
Making rope, twine, paper, cellulose fibres.
Making textiles; a large proportion of clothes in Europe were made from hemp fibres before cotton became available. Hemp requires much less water, pesticides or fertilisers to produce a similar quantity of fibre as cotton. It is not as light or easy to work with, though it is more durable.
Birdseed: hemp seeds are a common ingredient in commercial bird seed mixes (usually irradiated so that they can't germinate).
Food. Hempseed from varieties not associated with marijuana is sometimes available as a human foodstuff; it is rich in many nutrients good for human health. Oil made from refining the seeds is also a good source of unsaturated fats. The seeds are not unlike seseme seeds in uses and nutritional value.
Manufacturing: hempseed oil can be used similar to linseed as an ingredient in printing ink, woodstain, varnish, wood resin, for lamp lighting, machinery lubrication or detergents.
Biofuels. Former actor Woody Harrelson has publicised this possibility by touring vehicles powered by hemp biofuels.
What is hemp good for?
Hemp is a variety of cannabis that is grown for the fiber and seeds. The fiber and seeds are quite valuable and often called a "cash crop".
Industrial hemp was the desired fiber used to manufacture rope, canvas, paper, and clothing until alternative textiles and synthetics for these purposes were discovered. Now hemp oils, hemp plastics, hemp building materials and many hemp fiber products can be seen and purchased on the market.
Hemp is truly an amazing plant producing up to 25 tones of dry matter per hectare per year and with the potential to help "green up" many industries. It can be grown organically with no pesticides or herbicides.
Additionally, hemp seed has a nutritional high value and the plant can be used to make biodegradable plastics, some fuels, and a variety of other things. Hemp foods including but not limited to hemp energy bars, hemp salad dressing, hemp milk, hemp protein shakes, hemp oil gel packs and hemp protein powder. These are among some of the health products being produced today.