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U.S. Congress Approves Bill to Legalize Hemp, Sending it to President Trump

Both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have passed the 2018 Farm Bill, which includes a provision to legalize hemp throughout the country. The 2018 Farm Bill was passed by the House today by a vote of 369 to 47. The vote comes a day after the Senate approved the same bill 87 to …

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United States House and Senate to Vote on Legalizing Hemp Research Tomorrow

By Shadee Ashtari, HuffingtonPost.com  A provision in the new $1.1 trillion farm bill, finalized by Congress Monday, legalizes the production of industrial hemp for research purposes and is set to move forward, pending a House and Senate vote expected Wednesday. The bill, which would allow universities and state agriculture departments to legally grow industrial hemp in states that permit it, …

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