A business in Winchester, Kentucky, will be celebrating its fifth Hemp History Week this week, by raising awareness and encouraging the acceptance of industrial hemp. The celebration, which will mark the first day of Hemp History Week, will take place on Monday at the Full Circle Market.

The owner, Laura Sheehan, says her store carries a number of hemp products, as well as vitamins, natural care products, minerals, and eco-friendly cleaning supplies. For the past four years, Sheehan has been having open discussions about hemp with her customers.

Hemp History

Using her hemp products in her store as examples, she would talk to customers and inform them that all the hemp came from Canada, and suggest how great it would be if Kentucky could grow its own. People were very receptive to the idea. They understood the benefit of hemp nutrition.

Not long after, Kentucky became the first state in the U.S. to legalise hemp growing and processing.

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