Industrial Hemp

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Hemp Expansion Sails Through Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill to expand industrial hemp production has cleared the state Senate and now heads to the House.


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Colorado Adopts Regulations For Hemp Farming

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has adopted the state’s first industrial hemp rules that went into effect before New Year’s Day.


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Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado

Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn’t hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.