CORPUS CHRISTI - Support is growing across Texas for legislation that would allow farmers the opportunity to grow hemp.
If passed, it could bring hundreds of millions of dollars into the Texas economy.Hemp is a cannabis plant that has very small concentrations of THC, so the plant has no intoxicating attributes.
For farmers it could serve as a dual purpose crop. It's both seed and oil for grain and it's also one of the longest and strongest natural fibers that's used to make rope, fiberboard and even paper.
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