An post in the Herald (“ Hemp farmers concerned THC guidelines lead to crop destruction,” Aug. 18) covered a meeting hosted by CHAMPS (pseudo-business enterprise and government entity) formed to advance the achievement of these engaged in Colorado hemp cultivation, processing and sale.
State and federal regulatory bodies have not established affordable and constant THC levels.
In Colorado it is .three% for Delta-9 THC (the portion of plant that gets you higher).
There’s no uniformity in plant/crop tested, when or how. The sort of test can create false elevated outcomes.
Maybe an independent (apolitical) Colorado university can establish constant testing parameters.
Let’s examine the laws right after alcohol prohibition. They didn’t restrict the alcohol level content material. Rather, the burden was on the customer.
There’s no have to have of destroying “hot” plant (exceeds .three% THC) harvests – option makes use of are out there and viable. Elevated THC can be lowered or eliminated.
But the purpose for medicinal hemp becoming so prolific is it presents a promising option gateway for assisting these exactly where conventional therapies are much less prosperous and for sufferers not wanting to get higher or addicted.
This is constant with the wellness advocated by medicinal hemp growers.
Maybe the genuine concern really should be plant toxicity from heavy metals.
Carl Lloyd Sheeler