Colville Tribes enters growing hemp industry
Last updated 8/30/2017 at 9:38am
The Colville Confederated Tribes is now the first tribe with a permit to grow hemp, and growing some of the only hemp in the United States today.
The U.S. hemp industry is estimated to have brought in $688 million in revenue in 2016 and has been steadily growing by about 25 percent a year, with projections at $1.8 billion in 2020, according to Hemp Business Journal.
A 60-acre organic hemp crop...