Greeley still shuns marijuana, but it’s starting to embrace hemp as a new cash crop

By: DanEngland

Five years ago, Clifford Clift would have been disgusted by the fragrant plants growing in his backyard. 

That’s the devil’s weed, he would have said through gritted teeth, probably with some dad joke about how the world was going to pot now that his state was legalizing marijuana. 

Now Clift, at 79, plants 7 acres of hemp on a farm where he and his wife, Sally, wanted to raise wholesome Christmas trees. Just before harvest, Clift’s yard smells like a Cheech and Chong movie festival. 

To read more:

Leave a Reply