From Alaska Dispatch News:
Will fields of hemp find a place among Alaska's agricultural crops?
At least one Alaska lawmaker hopes so.
In January, Palmer Republican Shelley Hughes introduced a bill — Senate Bill 6 — that would allow for the creation of an Alaska hemp industry fully separate from commercial marijuana.
Hughes said she introduced the bill after hearing from farmers in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough who would like to grow hemp, particularly to feed livestock.
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