Hawaii could be cashing in on the various Uses of Hemp but those in political power are stalling the process.
Back in 2016, lawmakers made industrial hemp farming legal in the state, and last year a bill to reduce regulations for hemp was passed in the state legislature. But authorities are hindering progress and it’s hurting the farmers.
While Hawaii leaders are held back by their trepidations, farmers are missing out on this newfound crop that can help salvage losses from the diminishing sugarcane industry.
Rather than reaping the benefits of this diverse crop with its many uses, Hawaii leaders are leaving it to the other states to embrace the golden opportunities that industrial hemp has to offer.
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