Keep it illegal
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool." : Stephen King
"Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto." Thomas Jefferson
If there are no hemp permits issued by the feds, and it's illegal, then why is there Hemp milk being sold in the local organic food store?
"Loyalty only matters when there's a hundred reasons not to be-" Gen. Mattis
Those DEA statistics only go back to 2006. You can't fairly say that drug prohibition, which has been in effect for almost 40 years, was the reason for a decline in the last 5 years.
Do you agree with my other two responses?