Could Our Farmers Cash in on Legal Cannabis?

Dairy, wine … hemp?

If the currently restrictive laws on the cultivation of cannabis were loosened, it could change the agricultural landscape of New Zealand.

“I think it will be up there with dairy and other agricultural commodities,” says Richard Barge about low-THC industrial hemp. “It will catch up with wine industry and things like that.”

Barge is part of the NZ Hemp Industries Association (NZHIA), which advocates for the economic, environmental and health benefits of the hemp industry. Its members work across all areas of hemp production, from growing and processing to retail.

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