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Hope For Hemp -- A Banned Crop Could See Approval in California

Hemp is a versatile crop: it can be used to make clothing, paper, food, body care products, biofuel -- even auto parts. It is considered more environmentally-friendly than growing plants like cotton.

Hemp is a versatile crop: it can be used to make clothing, paper, food, body care products, biofuel -- even auto parts. It is considered more environmentally-friendly than growing plants like cotton. And, it is the only crop that is illegal to grow -- but legal for Americans to import. Reporter Elsa Sevilla brings us the story. 

In May, the State Assembly passed the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act. And a February poll of likely California voters said they would support changing the state law to allow farmers to grow hemp. The bill goes back to the Assembly in September.