In 1997, after learning there was no official policy against hemp wine in America, Jim Castetter, of Binghamton, New York started Hemp Wine America.

In 1999 he received a federal permit to produce and sell hemp-infused wine under the brand “Nirvana Homebrews: Hemp N Wine.”

He sourced the hemp oil from a supplier in the Netherlands.

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Thomas Pellechia ~ Forbes.com

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