In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo, a volunteer helps harvest hemp during the first known harvest of the plant in more than 60 years, in Springfield, Colo. The federal farm bill agreement reached Monday Jan. 27, 2014 reverses decades of prohibition for hemp cultivation. The N.C. House is considering a pilot program to allow the crop to be grown in North Carolina.
In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo, a volunteer helps harvest hemp during the first known harvest of the plant in more than 60 years, in Springfield, Colo. The federal farm bill agreement reached Monday Jan. 27, 2014 reverses decades of prohibition for hemp cultivation. The N.C. House is considering a pilot program to allow the crop to be grown in North Carolina. P. Solomon Banda AP
In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo, a volunteer helps harvest hemp during the first known harvest of the plant in more than 60 years, in Springfield, Colo. The federal farm bill agreement reached Monday Jan. 27, 2014 reverses decades of prohibition for hemp cultivation. The N.C. House is considering a pilot program to allow the crop to be grown in North Carolina. P. Solomon Banda AP
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Hemp farming gets support from NC House panel

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