GREENSBORO — Crackers. Sodas. Dog biscuits. T-shirts. Towels. Even lip balm. They’re all products you can find at Everything Hemp.
“People are coming in to see what hemp is all about,” store manager Tiffany Ray said.
Welcome to the first shop in Greensboro to exclusively sell products made from the controversial plant.
The reason for that controversy is because of hemp’s relation to marijuana. It’s also why cultivation was outlawed in the United States for 44 years.
But times are changing and Bob Crumley — yes, that Bob Crumley, the longtime attorney now semiretired — is leading the way in North Carolina.
He owns Everything Hemp.
“The biggest issue when people come into our store is they want to know ‘Is this product going to get me high?’ And the answer is ‘no,” Crumley said.
When three of his friends died of cancer, Crumley became interested in hemp after hearing about the medicinal properties of hemp oil for cancer patients who