"It has taken 17 years to finally get our first crop in the ground." In 2001, industrial hemp became legal to grow in Montana.

And considering it's one of the fastest growing crops around, it's amazing how long it took to actually be planted in Montana soil.

"We have about six hundred miles that we share with our Canadian neighbors, and they're making good money on industrial hemp, whereas Montana's making not one penny," says Chris Christiaens, lobbyist for Montana Farmers Union.

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Taylor Chase ~ kulr8.com ~

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