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As promised in SLV visit, governor promotes hemp

Posted: Saturday, Feb 22nd, 2014

Courier staff writer

VALLEY — On behalf of Colorado’s agricultural future, Gov. John Hickenlooper hand delivered a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on Friday seeking assistance in helping farmers obtain safe, veritable seed for the cultivation of industrial hemp.

The passage of Amendment 64 in 2012 approved the cultivation of industrial hemp containing less than .3 percent or less THC. According to the letter

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