‘Anyone who is coming in has to build the infrastructure from the ground up, and it’s very difficult finding anyone who wants to take that kind of risk,’ one industrial hemp grower tells MintPress News.
Hemp was a major part of American history until misguided drug laws conflated industrial hemp with marijuana. Eric Steenstra, president of Vote Hemp, tells Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ about how that happened and how it may be making a comeback.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGrV9vlKob0 Hemp has had a role in almost every chapter of American history: It was illegal for early colonists of Jamestown to not grow hemp. Our founding fathers were enthusiastic hemp farmers. The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper. When Americans moved west, they took hemp-covered wagons