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Alabama plants its first legal hemp crop this century - Cannabis News
Dozens of farmers across Alabama are planting the state’s first legal hemp crop since 1937.
Fran Summerlin held in her hand an eight-inch tall hemp plant with a one-inch root ball.
She admired it for a moment before planting it in a freshly plowed row in the middle of a former pasture on the east side of Chandler Mountain between Birmingham and Gadsden.
“My daddy would be proud,” she said. Rows of hemp were planted on a five-acre plot on the land her father bought back in 1977, just after Summerlin graduated with a forestry degree from the University of the South.
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Greg Garrison ~ AL.com ~
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