Another Hemp First for Colorado.

Another Hemp First for Colorado.

Colorado notched another nationwide first Wednesday involving cannabis when state agriculture officials showed off the first certified domestic hemp seeds.

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has been working for years to produce hemp seeds that consistently produce plants low enough in the chemical THC to qualify as hemp and not its intoxicating cousin, marijuana.

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The Colordado Hemp Boom

The Colordado Hemp Boom

In Colorado it is all about cannabis, but not just recreational and medical marijuana.  Industrial hemp registration numbers are increasing daily, as thousands of acres Colorado farm land are reserved for hemp.  Not only fields are filling with hemp but greenhouses as well as the Great Colorado Hemp Boom explodes across the state. All of these Colorado Hemp farmers are dependent on strong high cannabinoid industrial hemp plants that produce cannabinoids other than THC.  Testing services are also important to insure that crops remain legal.  The following article BY CHRIS WOODKA of The Pueblo Chieftain explains more about the increase in industrial hemp applications and the real danger of industrial hemp crops rising above legal levels of THC.

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