A volunteer walks through a hemp field Tuesday at a farm in Springfield, Colo., during the first known harvest of industrial hemp in the U.S. since the 1950s in this file photo.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Manufacturers use hemp in plastics, insulation and even a little paper. Health food lovers eat hemp seeds by the handful for the protein and omega-3 fats. Hemp clothes, shoes and handbags sell for top dollar, prized for durability.