In a surprise reversal, Pennsylvania throws door wide open for industrial hemp production

Anthony Salamone | Tuesday, January 22, 2019, The Morning Call

In a surprising turn, Pennsylvania is throwing the door wide open for industrial hemp production — something the state, or the U.S. for that matter, has not seen since before World War II.

State Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said Tuesday that Pennsylvania submitted a plan to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that allows for the full commercial production of industrial hemp.

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