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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 Governor to Sign Hemp Bill Into Law

This Wednesday Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie will sign Senate Bill 2175 into law. Senate Bill 2175 will authorize the University of Hawaii to establish a two-year industrial hemp research program aimed at studying the use of hemp for remediation and biofuel. The college would then be tasked with submitting “a final report to the legislature prior to the convening of …

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