Counties in the state that received the most money from the program over the last 20 years collected $66.7 million in loans since 2005.
The drug war turned this cash crop into forbidden fruit, yet other nations around the world continue to reap huge profits from the domestic and international use of the wildly versatile plant.
CARSON CITY, Nevada --- Last week, Nevada became the latest state to pass a bill supporting the cultivation of industrial hemp, a valuable cash crop that became illegal thanks to the American war on drugs. The bill, sponsored by Democratic state Sen. Tick Segerblom, unanimously passed both chambers of the Nevada