U.S. farmers lose out on hemp

The Monday letter, “Hemp fiber holds key opportunity” hit the bulls-eye. It’s time to re-introduce hemp as a component of American agriculture.

I’ve been purchasing hemp seeds and oil from my local health food store for many years, but it’s imported from foreign nations and I’d rather purchase those products grown by U.S. farmers.

It’s just plain wrong that free American farmers may not grow hemp but communist Chinese farmers are allowed to grow hemp. And America’s largest foreign debt is with China. The list of reasons to legalize cannabis (marijuana) is growing faster than the plant itself.

Stan White
Dillon, Colo.

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