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Hemp Cultivation Now Legal in Tennessee

The cultivation of industrial hemp is now legal in Tennessee, thanks to House Bill 2445 officially becoming law yesterday, July 1st. Under the new law, individuals in Tennessee will be allowed to legally grow hemp, given it has 0.3% THC or less, and they register with the state’s Department of Agriculture. David Waddell, Administrative Manager …

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Hemp Legalization Measure Unanimously Passed by Tennessee Senate

In a unanimous vote, Tennessee’s Senate has voted to pass House Bill 2445, a measure to legalize hemp. The proposal has already passed the full House of Representatives, and now heads to the governor for consideration. Under the proposed law, those who become licensed with the state’s Department of Agriculture would be legally allowed to cultivate and sell industrial hemp. The …

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Tennessee Hemp Legalization Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Full House, Senate Committee

Tennessee’s full House of Representatives voted 88 to 5 Monday to approve House Bill 2445, a measure to legalize industrial hemp. Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the same measure with a unanimous vote. The proposal, sponsored by Representative Jeremy Faison and Senator Frank Nicely, would allow those who become licensed with the state’s Department of Agriculture to legally …

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Tennessee Lawmakers Approve Hemp Legalization Proposal

Tennessee’s House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee has voted to pass House Bill 2445, a measure to legalize industrial hemp. The bill, sponsored by Republican Representatives Jeremy Faison, would allow farmers in the state to cultivate hemp, if they receive a license from the state. The proposal is contingent on a change in federal law, …

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