Yesterday, Melanie Asmar wrote about the first legal hemp crop in Colorado (and the U.S.) in more than fifty years.
It's a big step forward for advocates, who would like to see hemp return to the legal, useful status it once enjoyed.
Like, for example, as a way to rid your fields of truly pesky weeds, as this article we dug up from the October 9, 1914 Routt County Sentinel points out.
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Not only can hemp help fuel our homes and cars, create fiber and foods and help draw out contaminates in soil - it can keep quack grass at bay.
Yes, now that Amendment 64 has passed all of our quack grass worries are gone!
More from our Cannabis Time Capsule archive: "1914: Anti-pot fears used to sell Coloradans on Mexican war" and "1883-1921: Hash visions explained and more."