Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

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Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

State had a jump-start on growing crop, but it could lag in processing plants
Hemp farming in Montezuma and La Plata counties is off to a good start, but some worry Southwest Colorado lacks the processing plants necessary to allow the region and Colorado to maintain its industrial advantage.

Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

Hemp farming in Montezuma and La Plata counties is off to a good start, but some worry Southwest Colorado lacks the processing plants necessary to allow the region and Colorado to maintain its industrial advantage.

Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

Colorado has experienced an explosion of sorts in the number of registered hemp farmers, from 259 registrations in 2014 to 1,075 in 2018.

Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

Hemp, a genetic cousin of marijuana, can be processed into hundreds of products, including oil, paper, building materials, rope, fuel and food.

Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

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Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

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