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Hemp entrepreneur won’t let COVID-19 keep him down (access required)

“My sacrifice over the years cannot be denied but it's been my own choice driven by the need to make a living along with leaving a better place for my family and others to come. A Popular Mechanics article printed in 1938 called true Cannabis hemp ‘The New Billion Dollar Crop’ and I’m still convinced that it is,”

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Guest view: Cannabis contains seeds of economic growth

It’s evident the cannabis industry is growing, thriving and impacting the economy in ways we have only just begun to comprehend. Last month, the York County Economic Alliance hosted our Economics Club breakfast series on the economics of the cannabis industry, featuring two industry leaders, Green Thumb Industries and Groff North America.

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Sally Crowe of Shaffer’s Health Center restocks a display of CBD oil products for sale in the Allentown Farmers market shop. PHOTO/STACY WESCOE

CBD oil is hot. But will it burn out? (access required)

Cannabidiol Oil – or CBD oil as it is commonly called – is hot right now. People are buying it, selling it and investing in it. CBD oil is made from oil in the seeds of hemp plants – whose cultivation was legalized under the 2018 federal farm bill, making the development of CBD-based products easier ...

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