WATCH: Tennessee’s Hemp Surge special

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It stands to become the next cash crop. Tennessee’s hemp surge is in full swing, with nearly 3,000 licensed growers in the state. Last year, there were just 226.

News 2 has spent weeks investigating Tennessee’s Hemp Surge. Linda Ong prepared special reports for every newscast on Thursday. The special above features the best moments from the day.


Grey areas in drug testing still a concern for hemp users
Hemp’s versatility yields wide range of products
Security becoming a concern for hemp farmers
Investors look to hemp stocks for high profits
Newsmaker: Tennessee’s Hemp Surge
Hemp history in Tennessee
Hemp vs. Marijuana: What are the major differences?
Regulating Tennessee’s growing hemp industry
MTSU students researching hemp discover promising compound
Industry expects hemp revenue to hit $2.6B by 2020

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