S2E9 - Hemp Hemp Hooray!
What's the difference between hemp and marijuana? What's up with all these "hemp derived CBD's"? Kirk and Trevor talk to hemp pioneer Martin Moravcik, and hemp farmers Don Dewar and Chris Federowich. Martin has been a hemp promoter since the early 1990's. Chris and Don grow hemp on a large scale today and Chris is the Vice-Chair of Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers. Hemp can provide fiber for textiles, food and maybe medicine. There is a lot of interest in getting CBD's from hemp, but it isn't as easy as you would think to scale up to a farm sized plot of hemp. Clare McBride, also a farmer, works at the office of the Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers. She updates us on the latest hemp regulations including what types of plants Health Canada will allow. Kirk likes to say he goes for bike rides south of Dauphin just to smell the hemp fields. Come jump on your bike for a warm summer evening ride. You are passing acres and acres of tall green plants as Kirk and Trevor chat in your ear...
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