2020 Preview: CBD Remains Dominant in Hemp Production, But Other Uses Gain Traction

by Newsfeed

The “Hemp for Our Future” campaign is a new social responsibility effort that shines a spotlight on the possibilities of the hemp crop at a particularly fraught juncture in the industry. Not only is hemp a relatively new legal crop for American farmers, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has quickly changed how industries work to support one another.

Hemp farmers around the U.S. will join forces with industry groups and other private businesses to produce and donate certain goods and materials for frontline health care workers. These may include food, clothing, hand sanitizers (produced in newly converted processing facilities) and personal protective equipment.

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