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Hemp cultivation draws hesitation in Navajo Nation

Clip: 07/28/2020 | 3m 45s Video has closed captioning.

Products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, are everywhere -- and their growing popularity means big business. The substance can be derived from both cannabis and hemp, which is also used to produce fabric and food. But one Navajo leader jumping at the business opportunity is encountering resistance from members of his tribe. From the Cronkite School of Journalism, Marcella Baietto reports.

Aired: 07/28/20

Rating: NR

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