In Jarratt, Virginia, hemp farmers and processors of the crop are putting Hemp in the News. They predict that industrial hemp will be a flourishing replacement to the dwindling tobacco industry.

Hemp in the News

2018 federal law changes have made hemp a legal agricultural commodity. Virginia’s legislature has followed suit, providing new opportunities for farmers to grow hemp for medicinal purposes.

Cannabidiol (CBD), is a chemical compound extracted from the hemp plant, used as treatment for many health issues. CBD products are becoming more common all the time and experts foresee immense economic growth for the industry.

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