ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Hawaii's bill allowing farmers to grow hemp, which can be cultivated as marijuana, noted.
(Ontario, Canada: Erin Hayes) Push by farmers to make growing industrial hemp legal featured; scenes shown from a Kentucky farm. [Farmer Andy GRAVES - shows hemp plants.] The history of hemp growing during and after World War II briefly reviewed. [Kentucky state police Lieutenant Shelby LAWSON, Canadian hemp farmer Jeff CANN, Ontario minister of agriculture Bill BAXTER, Kentucky farmers GRAVES, Donnie COULTER - comment on hemp farming.] Canada's approval of hemp growing noted.
(Studio: Kevin Newman) The use of hemp in clothing noted.
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