Trace Material Podcast: Season 1

Booms, Bills and Busts

Is hemp legal to grow and sell everywhere in the United States? What exactly is CBD? And if hemp and marijuana are both cannabis, where does that leave “hemp’s illicit cousin?” In Episode 3, we tackle these questions and more as we wade through the murky water that hemp is in now.

In this episode, we visit a farm in upstate New York that is fully set up to grow and process CBD and spoke to their COO, John Gilstrap. We go to Binghamton, NY, a former manufacturing town, and speak to New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo about the political battle to bring hemp back to New York. And, we sit down with reporter Mona Zhang who helped us sift through the technicalities.

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