Local Organization Pushing For Lawmakers to Allow Legal Cannabis Growing

Boris Shcharansky Legal Cannabis

Source: WhoTV DES MOINES, Iowa — A local organization is pushing for lawmakers to allow farmers to grow the cannabis plant legally. The Iowa Hemp Association formed this year and is traveling Iowa on what it calls a statewide educational campaign. “We are the only country in the industrialized world that doesn’t grow the product, said Co-Founder Boris Scharansky. “All …

Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers

Boris Shcharansky Industrial Hemp

Source: The Des Moines Register The next “big thing” for Iowa agriculture could have a home right here in Urbandale. Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture? Boris Shcharansky of Heartland Hemp Company in Urbandale is lobbying in Iowa …