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Ohio Getting Hemp Rules in Place for Spring Planting

It's expected to be a huge new cash crop

Drive through southern Ohio this summer, and you might be surprised to see acres of cannabis plants swaying in the breeze.

These bushy annuals won’t be the kind that produce marijuana. Farmers are hoping to grow hemp, and industry experts think a few thousand acres could be in the ground by spring.

“It’s crazy and exciting and confusing and the whole bit, but I think that comes any time you start planting a new crop,” Ohio Farm Bureau Federation spokesman Ty Higgins said.

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