The crop’s legalization could change the industry — and threaten cotton’s dominance.

Picture hemp-based clothes, and you’ll likely imagine a rough textile akin to a burlap sack — but that may soon change.

“In 20 years [hemp] will be the fabric of the future,” states Isabel Siracusa, Fabric Developer for denim brand Orta Anadolu.

With the ratification of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp is poised to become a fully industrialized commodity, as the bill allows for the plant to be legally farmed throughout the country.

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Jamier Boatman-Harrell ~ HypeBeast.com

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