Hemp can now be legally planted in West Virginia for the first time in 70 years. The hemp seeds will be planted as part of one West Virginia University study.

The study will focus on investigating the plant's ability to remove contaminants in the soil, phytoremediation.

As per Huntington News, the hemp seed culturing will be the first time in 70 years. Hemp was last planted on the West Virginia soil back in World War II. Industrial hemp is closely related to the marijuana plant known as cannabis Sativa.

Marijuana is infused with medical benefits with a pinch of the psychoactive ingredient THC.

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Abbie Kraft ~ Parent Herald ~

 

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