Minnesota Group plans first Hemp Fest

By Trey Mewes

Deanna Jean discusses medical marijuana at the Austin Daily Herald office in June.Deanna Jean discusses medical marijuana at the Austin Daily Herald office in June.

 

A local marijuana and hemp advocate is ramping up her push for legalization.

Deanna Jean and area organizers plan to put on a festival promoting the legalization of the hemp industry in mid-September. The Austin Minnesota Hemp Fest is billed as a drug-free, family-friendly event featuring at least five musical acts by local and regional artists, according to Jean.

“Prohibition is ending, and it’s time we embrace this change instead of fight it,” Jean said.

 

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