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Measure to Establish Hemp Research Program Signed Into Law By Hawaii Governor

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie has officially signed Senate Bill 2175 into law, a measure establishing an industrial hemp research program.  The new law authorizes “the dean of the college of tropical agriculture and human resources at the University of Hawaii to establish a two-year industrial hemp remediation and biofuel research program.” The dean would then be tasked with submitting …

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Hawaii Legislature Overwhelmingly Passes Hemp Bill

Hawaii’s full Legislature has overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 2175, a proposal to establish a two-year hemp research program. The measure now heads to the governor for consideration. If signed into law by the governor, or allowed to become law without his signature, Senate Bill 2175 would “authorize the dean of the college of tropical agriculture and human resources …

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Hawaii Lawmakers Give Unanimous Approval to Studying Hemp for Remidiation and Biofuel

Hawaii’s House Committee on Agriculture, and the state’s House Judiciary Committee, have both voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 2175, a proposal to establish a two-year research program to study the effectiveness of using hemp for remediation and biofuel. The measure has already passed the Senate unanimously. If approved into law, Senate Bill 2175 …

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Legislation to Research Hemp for Remediation and Biofuel Approved by Hawaii Senate

By Dave Smith, BigIslandNow.com A bill that would authorize the dean of the University of Hawaii’s agricultural school to establish a hemp research program was approved today by the state Senate and sent over to the House. Introduced by seven senators, including Big Island Sen. Josh Green, Senate Bill 2175 would allow the Dean of the College of …

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