Ohio Farmers See Profits in Legalizing Hemp!

Ohio Farmers See Profits in Legalizing Hemp!
Posted by FoM on May 09, 1999 at 14:28:40 PT
Source: Cleveland Live
TOLEDO With corn and soybean prices still lagging, some Ohio farmers would like to see commercial hemp production legalized to give them another way to make money.Hemp is the nonhallucinogenic cousin of marijuana and can be used in cosmetics, beer, plastics and paper, supporters say.
"Everyone thinks you're talking wacky tobacky, and it's not the same thing at all," said Joe Hertel, a farmer in northwest Ohio's Van Wert County.Hemp - used for oil and protein products as well as for fiber - is grown in more than 20 countries for a variety of products, including salad dressing, face cream, rope and clothes.Click the above link to read the whole article!
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