In Canadian Hemp Politics, the government has amended hemp regulations, to allow farmers to harvest the whole plant, including the flowers and leaves.
According to the Canadian government, this regulation upgrade could result in a massive economic boost within the coming decade. The government recognises the growing popularity and demand for Cannabidiol (CBD), which is used to produce medicinal products, as well as supplements and beauty products.
In Canada, the cultivation of industrial hemp was legalised in 1998, but the law didn’t permit the whole plant to be harvested. The flowers and leaves, the parts that contain the cannabinoids, had to be discarded, but not anymore.
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