CA Industrial hemp bill close to becoming legal | Starbudz

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A bill that would make it legal for some California farmers to grow and sell industrial hemp is a signature away from taking effect.  The bill is controversial because hemp and marijuana look nearly the same and the two are the same plant species.

Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood supports the bill and says harvesting hemp would be a good thing for Kern farmers and our economy but he admits it could make it difficult to monitor more at