A resolution urging the federal government to end its prohibition on industrial hemp has been passed by the full Kentucky Legislature.
Kentucky House Concurrent Resolution 35 was given unanimous approval (36 to 0) Wednesday by the state’s Senate. The vote comes a little over a month after the House passed the resolution 93 to 2. Yesterday it was delivered to Governor Matt Bevin, who now has the option of signing it into law, allowing it to become law without his signature, or vetoing it (although a veto could be overturned by a 2/3rds vote in the legislature).
The resolution states that the “General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky urges the United States Congress to take action by enacting legislation that: