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Government agencies hoping to boost nascent hemp industry

Changes adopted under a federal farm bill passed in late 2018 declassified hemp as a Schedule 1 drug and allowed for wider cultivation across the country. But after an 80-year hiatus, much has changed in the world of commercial hemp farming. So, interested producers are taking baby steps towards what they hope will become a lucrative product. They need to ...

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Hemp marketing hews to fine line

Makers and distributors of hemp products are adopting a cautious marketing approach to offer educational content and capitalize on strategic partnership while not making unsubstantiated medical claims.F]

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Early hemp farmers face growing pains

Many of the Pennsylvania farmers who began growing hemp for research lost their crops to weather, mistakes in growing the product and government regulation – problems that other farmers jumping into the industry could also face.

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