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The Future of Hemp in Colorado

Posted: February 16, 2015 at 8:44 am by , in A Public Affair, Breaking News, Featured

“We have the excitement from the farmers, we have the products being developed…we see foods and beverages, soaps and cosmetics, the list goes on. The missing piece is really the investment component.”

Jason Lauve is the founder of Hemp Cleans, he’s been a long time hemp activist in Colorado. We spoke to him last Summer after a shipment of hemp seeds that he was legally importing from Canada were detained by border officials. Those seeds never made it to Colorado. Lauve says that accessing seeds is just one of the barriers facing farmers in the state who wish to grow hemp.