As it turns out, 2020 has fouled the air for local hemp production.

In the wake of the 2016 passage of Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana in California, and the Federal Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, which downgraded hemp from controlled substance to agricultural crop, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties have become a hotbed of industrial hemp farming...

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