Alaska is the latest U.S. state to recognise the many Uses of Hemp and the economic potential of this wonder crop.
In Fairbanks this week, the Alaska House of Representatives passed a bill to allow industrial hemp farming in the state.
Rep. Harriet Drummond stated that the many uses of hemp, from textiles and nutritional products, to paper and construction materials, can greatly benefit Alaska’s agriculture.
Senate Bill 6 also removes hemp from the list of controlled substances. Hemp is now classified as an agricultural product.
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