Henry Ford Invented Hemp Cars That Ran On Hemp Fuel.The story behind the US ban:

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Cannabis oil, which could
be
purchased
at all Danish pharmacies
in
the
1950s,
before the
pharmaceutical
industry
got
the authorities to ban it …

1961: The UN prohibits
Cannabis.
Denmark only follows in
1969,
without
examining whether there
is
a
problem in
society or whether it can
be
used
medically. In 1961, a total
ban
comes
from the United States to
the EC
(as the EU was then) and
hence
Denmark.

Rudolf Diesel, the inventor of the diesel engine, designed it to run on vegetable and seed oils like hemp. Ford originally intended his vehicles to run off of vegetable oils, stating “there’s enough alcohol in one year’s yield of an acre of potatoes to drive the machinery necessary to cultivate the fields for one hundred years.”

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5312634/

In 1941 Henry Ford Invented a Cellulose-Plastic Prototype Car Fuelled By Hemp and Vegetable Seed Oils