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Vt. Farmers Look To Capitalize On Hemp Growth, Fed Law Forbids

Some Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that’s more suitable for making sandals than getting high.


An American flag waves as the sun rises over the Capitol dome before the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Hemp Flag to Fly Over U.S. Capitol on July 4

An American flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day.