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South Dakota House Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp

South Dakota’s full House of Representatives has passed legislation that would explicitly legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp throughout the state. The House voted 51 to 16 to pass the measure, which now goes to the state’s Senate. If approved by the Senate, it would be sent to Governor Dennis Daugaard for final …

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Hawaii Legislative Committee Gives Unanimous Approval to Hemp Legalization Bill

A bill to establish a pilot program allowing for the cultivation and production of industrial hemp has been given unanimous approval by the state’s House Finance Committee, roughly a month after the measure was unanimously passed by the state’s full Senate. Senate Bill 2659 would create an industrial hemp pilot program that would allow farmers …

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Florida Senate Agriculture Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Hemp

Florida’s Senate Agriculture Committee has voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 902, a proposal to explicitly legalize the production and cultivation of hemp. Senator Jeff Clemens, the bill’s primary sponsor, says his bill would create numerous jobs and would be a boon to the state’s economy. If passed into law, the proposal – titled the …

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New Mexico Hemp Bill Passes Legislature, Heads to Supportive Governor

New Mexico’s House of Representatives has voted 54 to 12 to approve Senate Bill 94, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, which has already passed the state’s Senate. It now heads to Governor Susana Martinez for consideration. If approved into law, Senate Bill 94 would legalize the cultivation of hemp for research purposes, establishing a regulatory …

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Hemp Legalization Bill Unanimously Approved by New Mexico House Committee

New Mexico’s House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee has unanimously passed the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp for research purposes. The proposal passed the full Senate with a 33 to 8 vote earlier this month. The proposal, filed by Senator Cisco McSorley, would establish a regulatory …

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