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Interpreters Megan Romney, left, and Deb Colburn, right, work to process the hemp harvest Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Mount Vernon planted about 1,000 square feet of industrial hemp this year in recognition of Washington’s planting of the crop in the 18th century. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
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Rope, not dope: Hemp harvest at Washington’s Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — Chopping cherry trees is not the only horticultural myth surrounding our most famous Founding Father — slacker culture has long reveled in the tenuous link […]