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WAMC New York News
Fri April 17, 2009
Albany Rally For "A Hip, Green Economy"
By Dave Lucas
Albany, NY – Industrial hemp has many uses, including paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction, health food, and fuel. But the plant is banned in the United States: activists gathered outside the State Capitol in Albany to urge lawmakers to end the ban on cannabis. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.