Legal Hemp Production Making a Comeback after 80 Year Ban
It has been eight decades since U.S. drug laws made growing hemp in American soil illegal.
Today barely one percent of Americans are farming hemp. Before it was prohibited in 1937, that number was 30 percent and our hemp was consider among the best in the world.
Hemp is finally beginning to make a comeback after President Obama signed a provision in the 2014 farm bill that removed hemp grown for research purposes from the Controlled Substances Act. High Times
Hemp derivatives next commodity frontier in US. The cannabis plant’s unsteady transformation from outlaw weed to mainstream commodity is poised for another step forward as entrepreneurs lay plans to launch hemp derivatives.Cannabis Culture