Hemp: Long Demonized, Plant Poised for Comback

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Kentucky won a lawsuit on Friday against the federal government for the right to plant a shipment of hemp seeds that had been impounded. The case underscores what appears to be a comeback for the controversial plant that, despite having much lower THC levels than marijuana, has been classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency as a Schedule 1 drug on par with heroin.

 

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http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/24/hemp-history-kentucky.html

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