One of the biggest issues officials saw in those early days of 2014? People taking way too high a dose of edibles.
Even though there haven't been rigorous human studies with CBD, the market for the purportedly anxiety- and pain-relieving, THC-free marijuana product is already huge.
Pending a presidential signature, it will soon be legal to grow hemp in the United States for the first time in more than 80 years.
The amendment was one of few ballot measures to pass in the 2018 election. It removes the definition of industrial hemp from the state constitution.
Amendment X calls for the removal the definition of “industrial hemp” from the Colorado Constitution and, instead, use the definition found in either federal law or state statute.
Coloradans legalized growing hemp at the same time they approved recreational marijuana in 2013, but seeds have been hard to come by.
Hemp is a high-risk farm crop because it must be grown in the netherworld between federal and state law. But some hemp hurdles are being removed as spring planting time nears.
- Colorado farmers can buy the certified hemp seeds in 2017.Read more