The legalization of cannabis in Canada has given growers a bit of a boost, as new regulations are providing opportunities for the business to eventually meet its goal of becoming a billion-dollar industry. Keanan and Reuben Stone spoke about what the recent cannabis law changes have meant for hemp growers in Canada at the Southwest Agriculture Conference held at the Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph on Thursday and Friday. The married couple own a hemp farm, as well as a seed establishment and an industrial hemp breeding and seed marketing business.
(DAVID GOUGH, Postmedia News) Hemp growers Reuben and Keanan Stone spoke about what the legalization of cannabis means for the hemp industry in Canada at the Southwest Agriculture Conference held at the Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph on Friday. The Stones said there has been a renewed interest in the crop and new opportunities to expand hemp acreage in Canada, The Stones operate Stone Farms, a 1,000-acre pedigree seed and cash crop farm, as well as Valley Bio Ltd., a registered seed establishment, and UniSeeds Inc. Changes in laws provide boost to hemp growers
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