Itching to capitalize on the most popularized plant in the world, these Coloradans navigate the next generation of hemp production. From medicinal CBD extracts to biomass and genetics, Western Colorado’s “green rush” has brought enormous success to some, while others struggle to compete.
Natural. Misunderstood. Legal. This is the story of hemp in the United States. A forbidden fiber in the U.S. since 1970, hemp has taken the heat for almost five decades. Until the Farm Bill passed in December of 2018, hemp was federally illegal to grow for commercial purposes, making it risky for businesses to invest… Continue reading Misunderstood | A Brief History of Hemp in the US