Yuma, Ariz. - Arizona could possibly become a Hemp producing state. On Monday, the house gave approval to SB 13-37 which governs the state of Arizona's Department of Agriculture to start growing Hemp.
Industrial Hemp is a relative of the cannabis family and some people relate it to marijuana, however industrial hemp can be used for ropes, clothing, food and even hygiene products.
Paul Brierley, the Executive Director of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture tells us why Hemp may be a desirable crop for farmers in Yuma.
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Madison Kimbro ~ KYMA 11