Since the 2018 Department of Agriculture Farm Bill finally legalized industrial hemp in the United States, scientists have discovered an unexpected benefit to the new fields of green sativa: it’s is helping dwindling bee populations. Cannabis sativa is an exclusively wind-pollinated plant and thereby creates an abundance of pollen for a variety of bee species. And, in the past year, since the legislation passed, industrial hemp plants are more commonly being grown outdoors instead of…

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