Why Hemp Is Still Controversial In America And A Challenge For Entrepreneurs – Cannabis News
Despite its eco-friendly nature, hemp is still not allowed for widespread cultivation in the US; rather only small-scale pilots are allowed in a few states around the country.
When this entrepreneur quit his day job to sell hemp products online, he ran into trouble with Facebook, Shopify, and more.
Why? Hemp, though not marijuana, is often associated with it.
While it originates from the same plant, cannabis sativa, hemp does not have significant levels of THC, the ingredient that gives you a high.
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