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Farmer Reaps Historic Hemp Harvest: First In 57 Years


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US CO: Colorado Farmer Reaps Historic Hemp Harvest

 

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URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v13/n493/a02.html

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Pubdate: Tue, 08 Oct 2013

Source: Denver Post (CO)

Copyright: 2013 The Denver Post Corp

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Website: http://www.denverpost.com/

Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/122

Author: Steve Raabe

 

COLORADO FARMER REAPS HISTORIC HEMP HARVEST

 

First Commercial Crop in Nation Since 1957

 

Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin made history last weekend by harvesting the nation's first commercial hemp crop in 56 years.

 

Hemp advocates said Loflin's harvest is a landmark event that could one day lead to larger-scale domestic farming of hemp for industrial uses such as food additives, cosmetics and building materials.

 

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MAP posted-by: Jay Bergstrom

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