Legalize it, don’t criticize it
The U.S. is the only developed nation that does not cultivate industrial hemp as an economic crop. The Industrial Hemp Farming Act could change that — if it’s passed.
Given the Bush administration’s retrograde attitude toward pot (which yes, yes, I know, has nothing to do with hemp), I highly doubt this bill has a chance. But I could be wrong.
Joel Makower has the details.