Australia: Hemp worth millions

KEY agriculture sector names are lining up to back industrial hemp as a food crop, but advocates say access to the billion-dollar global industry is shrouded in bureaucracy.

Hemp fibre crops were legalised in NSW in 2008, but producers said the lack of legal approval for hemp seeds as food prevents the industry from gaining acceptance as a mainstream broadacre crop.

Should the Hunter grow more hemp for food? (Poll Closed)
Yes 96.25%  
No 3.75%  

NSW Agriculture Minister Niall Blair...

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