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Flag of hemp to fly over United States Capitol Building

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A flag made of hemp will be flying high over the Capitol Building on the 4th of July.

According to the Washington Post, it will be the first of its kind to fly over the dome since the government outlawed marijuana's cousin back in the 1930's.

Colorado hemp advocate Michael Bowman came up with the idea while lobbying congress to include pro-hemp measures in a farm bill.

After the capitol display, the flag will make its way back to Colorado where it will fly over the state capitol building in Denver.

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