For years proponents of legalized industrial hemp have praised the plant for its reportedly numerous benefits -- including the ability to bolster the state’s economy.

With both state and federal law opening the doors for growers and manufacturers, some New Mexicans are well on their way to start growing the non-psychoactive relative of cannabis.

But, some of those new hemp farmers say it could be at least a year before the state sees a significant hemp market.

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Andy Lyman ~ NMPoliticalReport.com

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