Italy farmers fight contamination with cannabis plant

Farmers in a region of Italy once known for cheese have turned to cultivating a type of cannabis — not to smoke or sell, but to decontaminate polluted soil. The fast growing hemp plant absorbs contaminates through its roots and even transform some of the contaminates. The video takes a look at some of the other uses for hemp and some of the products than can be made from it, including an apartment block built from hemp…check it out