For the first time in over 60 years, the United States is reintroducing a former agricultural staple, hemp, back into the market.
On Monday, Ryan Loflin of Springfield, Colorado began planting the first industrial hemp crop on 60 acres of farmland previously used for alfalfa.
“We are told “no,” we’re unimportant, we’re peripheral. “Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.” And then you’re a player, you don’t want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.”— Terence McKennamedians