Turkey wants to cash in on the many Uses of Hemp by ramping up its hemp production.
Industrial hemp was once a thriving crop in Turkey. It has diminished significantly, but lawmakers are looking to revitalize the industry. They recognize the many uses of hemp, from automotive to medical uses, and want to tap in to the industry.
Although Turkey was once one of the world leaders of hemp production, it currently imports a large amount of materials for various industries, such as automotive, paper and textiles. Growing more hemp would reduce import costs and increase their independence.
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