New York Bill to Legalize Hemp Introduced

hemptennesseeNew York Assemblymember Donna Lupard (D-Bighamton) has filed Assembly Bill 8334, a proposal to legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp.

Assembly Bill 8334 would make it so that “hemp is an agricultural product which may be grown, produced, possessed, and commercially traded in the state”. It would establish a regulatory and licensing system for those wanting to cultivate the plant, which would be removed from the state’s controlled substances list.

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