Australia Leading the Industrial Hemp Race

Hemp is a fast growing, water efficient crop, which can thrive in the worst soil and can be used for a bevy of products, including paper,food, and medicine. It was around thousands of years ago and it’s still being grown today, just not as much since being banned in the US decades ago. It’s got a bad reputation, being guilty by association since its cousin crop is marijuana. Sure, both plants have their share of THC, but industrial hemp’s share is significantly less. In fact, it’s virtually non-existent.

You can grab yourself a license to grow poppy in Australia, and you can snag yourself the same type of license for growing Industrial hemp, but the only catch is, it’s illegal to eat. According to hemp industry manufacturers in Australia, hemp could be legalized for edible products...

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