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Eye On America (Drug Laws: Growing Hemp) #381972

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Lexington, Kentucky: Sharyl Attkisson) Problems with growing hemp instead of tobacco featured; uses for hemp described; links of pro-hemp and pro- marijuana groups noted; scenes shown in Kentucky of Graves' farm, of hemp fields in Canada and Britain, and historical footage of pro-hemp government film. [Tobacco farmer Andy GRAVES - says raising tobacco has an unsure future; wants to grow hemp, does not want marijuana legalized.] [Drug czar General Barry McCAFFREY - says hemp growers really just want to grow marijuana.] [Former hemp grower Jake GRAVES - describes growing hemp and the uses of hemp during World War II.] [British hemp producer Ian LOWE - says it would be too difficult to get high on hemp.]

Reporter(s):
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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