Why Kentucky farmers are quitting tobacco and turning to hemp
A Farm Bill passed by Congress last year included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started research projects, but Kentucky is at the forefront, experimenting with creating a new industry around this plant. NewsHour’s Christopher Booker reports.
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