Colorado Hemp Advancement and Management Plan
Colorado’s plan to build a foundation for industrial hemp
Gov. Jared Polis has a bold plan to make Colorado a hub for industrial hemp production. But how do you create a hemp industry when you lack the knowledge and machinery to make it profitable?
Colorado hemp farmers say they know more than the feds and want to keep regulation in state hands
After the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp production legal, Colorado created rules for handling the new cash crop. “Green rush” farmers are worried the feds will make their work harder.
A hemp green rush is remaking agriculture in Colorado — complete with get-rich CBD dreams and flimflam profiteers
80,000 acres of cropland have been converted to hemp by farmers projecting big profits from CBD sales. But Colorado’s regulatory framework hasn’t kept up with the boom.
Pueblo saw hemp as an economic opportunity, so it pounced with taxpayer dollars and hopes of growing big business
Pueblo Economic Development Corp. sees hemp as a natural extension of southern Colorado’s ag and industrial heritage, and is laying down cash and tax credits to lure companies that agree to meet job-creation goals