Unlike its close cousin, marijuana, hemp is high in CBD but contains less than 0.3 percent THC, the psychoactive chemical compound that gets users high.
And, unlike marijuana, it's been legal to grow hemp under state law since 2013.
Possession of anything more than an ounce is subject to criminal prosecution, as is cultivation of marijuana plants.
"We’re all adults, so just have a good time." Here’s how it works: Each of the ladies will be assigned to a specific row, with more instructions to follow after "we get you into the beds," O’Leary said, prompting nervous snickers that erupted into laughter as the tension eased.
The women were given a crash course in how to identify a weed versus a vegetable or fruit, and then instructed to pass that information along to the men, who rotated from each bed every three minutes. This is a working farm," O’Leary said before sending them off.
But Scott recently convened a Governor's Marijuana Advisory Commission that is not scheduled to report its findings until December 2018 — a month after he's up for reelection.
Some observers think legislators won't be willing to wait until then and that marijuana could be legal in Vermont by July 1, 2018. Regardless of the weed's legality someplace else, be it Oregon, Colorado, Massachusetts or Maine, it's still not legal in Vermont. The same goes for holders of a Vermont medical marijuana card, which entitles them to use, possess and buy cannabis only in the Green Mountain State.
Monday July 16, 2012 BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene.