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Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid cannabidiol boom

Updated : May 14, 2018 12:17 PM IST

In its purified distilled form, CBD oil commands thousands of dollars per kilogram, and farmers can make more than $100,000 an acre growing hemp plants to produce it. That distillate can also be converted into a crystallized form or powder.
It's a problem few predicted when Oregon voters opened the door to legal marijuana four years ago.
The state's climate is perfect for growing marijuana, and growers produced bumper crops. Under state law, none of it can leave Oregon.
Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid cannabidiol boom

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