Kentucky Sues Feds Over Confiscated Hemp Seeds

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Earlier this week, the Drug Enforcement Agency ordered that 250 pounds of hemp seed be seized at Louisville Airport in Kentucky. The seeds were being imported by the Kentucky government from Italy to plant at state universities in their hemp pilot program. Kentucky legalized industrial hemp in 2013 and the federal government approved legislation this […]

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Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp As An Agricultural Commodity

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State lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 2495/House Bill 2445, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. The legislation now goes to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature. The measures reclassify cannabis possessing less than 0.3 percent THC as an industrial crop rather than a controlled substance. The legislation calls on the state […]

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Indiana: Lawmakers Approve Legislation Reclassifying Hemp As An Agricultural Commodity

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House and Senate lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 357, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. Members of the Senate had initially approved the legislation by a vote of 48 to zero. House members then voted 93 to 4 in favor of a slightly amended version of the measure. Lawmakers in both chambers […]

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Colorado: Governor Signs Law Regulating State Hemp Production

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Governor John Hickenlooper has signed legislation, Senate Bill 241, into law creating a new program within the Department of Agriculture to oversee the regulation of commercial hemp production. Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa that contains only minute (less than 1%) amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive ingredient in […]

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Kentucky: House and Senate Lawmakers Pass Industrial Hemp Legislation

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House and Senate lawmakers yesterday passed an amended version of Senate Bill 50, “An Act relating to industrial hemp.” The floor votes took place with only hours to go before the close of the 2013 legislative session. Proponents of the measure acknowledged that “public pressure to pass the bill helped achieve the last-minute deal.” The […]

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