Vt., 8 other states clash with federal law over hemp cultivation; farmers see lucrative crop

  • by: LISA RATHKE , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 21, 2013 - 2:20 PM

WAITSFIELD, Vt. — 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.

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