Hemp Industry Daily reports..

Two associated hemp drying companies and their chief executive have each been fined nearly $200,000 by state environmental regulators in Oregon.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued fines of $198,786 to Columbia Hemp Trading Company and $196,288 each to related company Columbia 410 and CEO Jacob Crabtree. The firms were operating out of the same facility in Molalla, about 30 miles south of Portland.

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