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Hemp hardwoods, bioplastics expand crop use beyond CBD - Cannabis News
Most U.S. farmers are growing hemp for cannabidiol, but hemp-based hardwood and bioplastics businesses have sprouted up this fall, expanding the newly legal crop's potential.
Hemp has been promoted as a plant material that can be made into 50,000 different products, but uses other than extracting CBD -- a compound found in marijuana that doesn't get you high -- have been slow to grow.
Murray, Kentucky-based HempWood opened a 15,600-square-foot factory last month with the introduction of a wood-substitute plank made from hemp.
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