If there’s one word to describe hemp in America today, it’s disruption.
By spurring change on the farm, in the natural products industry and in the minds of consumers, hemp is reinvigorating entire economies and spawning research that can impact farming for generations to come. It’s at the center of major legislation, as well as a booming supplement industry for hemp extracts high in cannabidiol (CBD).
Many think it holds the key for a renaissance in American agriculture, particularly among the next generation of farmers. But it’s not without its challenges. In order to understand the potential future impact of this crop, it’s critical to also understand its rich history.
Inside this guide you'll find:
- Where hemp has been and where it can go
- Research shaping farming practices
- Economic opportunities for brands and retailers
- Legislative hurdles and victories