Colorado Legislature Unanimously Passes Hemp Animal Feed Bill

A bill directing the Colorado Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of allowing farmers to use hemp in animal feed has passed the state’s legislature unanimously.

hemp animal feedSenate Bill 17-109 was passed by the House of Representatives today with a unanimous 63 to 0 vote; it passed the full Senate last month, also unanimously. The proposal now goes to Governor John Hickenlooper for consideration.

Below is the official summary of Senate Bill 17-109:

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Colorado Senate Unanimously Approves Hemp Animal Feed Bill

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Currently it’s illegal in Colorado for farmers to use hemp animal feed; a bill passed by the Senate looks to study the possibility of changing that.

hemp animal feedSenate Bill 17-109 was given unanimous approval by Colorado’s full Senate, sending it to the House of Representatives for consideration. Passage in the house would send it to the desk of Governor John Hickenlooper for final consideration.

The proposal directs the Colorado Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of allowing farmers to use hemp in animal feed, a practice that is currently prohibited.

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