WAMC New York News
3:36 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Albany Rally For "A Hip, Green Economy"

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.