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The production and sale of industrial hemp is legal in India under legislation passed in 1985 but has been slow to catch on. But officials in one state, Himachal Pradesh, say they plan to study marketing and job creation possibilities as well as how things are going in the neighboring state of Uttarakhand, which has more advanced hemp programs.
The hemp industry has been slow to develop in India, where the production and sale of industrial hemp products have been legal for several decades under strict rules in the 1985 Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
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