You may have noticed that CBD -- the non-intoxicating cannabis-derived chemical compound -- can now be found in drugstores, cafés, pet stores, bars, spas, and all over the internet.

Farmers have also noticed, and are planting hemp to supply the rapidly expanding industry.

According to new data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US farmers more than quadrupled the land planted with hemp in the past year, from 27,424 acres in August 2018 to 128,320 acres today.

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Jenni Avins and Dan Kopf ~ QZ.com