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The future of hemp in California

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California legalized recreational marijuana by passing Proposition 64. The proposition also allows for the industrial production of hemp. Hemp boosters say cultivation could pull in more money than weed, and California could dominate the US market for hemp. Others are skeptical.

Credits

Guests:
Lawrence Serbin - Hemp Traders, Jonathan Caulkins - Carnegie Mellon University, "Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know.”

More:
A hemp haven? Overlooked provision in Prop 64 may have a big impact in California

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy