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The Rise Of Industrial Hemp In The Rogue Valley


The signs are cropping up all over: Industrial Hemp: No THC!

The drop in price for THC cannabis has led many farmers to switch to industrial hemp to feed the CBD market.

Hemp Inc. is a national company that has just opened a facility in Medford to process all that No THC hemp so that farmers can get the product to market.

Bruce Perlowin is Hemp Inc's CEO. He's joined by local hemp farmer Nicolass Vanderwey  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.