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Federal Legislation Introduced to End Industrial Hemp Prohibition

Congressmen James Comer (R-KY), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and Thomas Massie (R-KY) have introduced federal legislation to the federal prohibition on industrial hemp. The Industrial Hemp Farming Act exempts industrial hemp from the Controlled Substance Act’s definition of marijuana, creates a new category for hemp research at universities and state departments of agriculture, …

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New Mexico Industrial Hemp Bill Approved by Second House Committee, Already Passed Full Senate

New Mexico’s House Judiciary Committee has voted 10 to 1 to approve the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, which would legalize the cultivation of hemp for research purposes, and pave the way for commercial hemp production once there’s a change in federal law. The proposal was approved last week with a unanimous vote by the state’s …

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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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Hemp Legalization Bill Approved by New Mexico Senate

New Mexico’s full Senate voted 33 to 8 today to approve the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp. The proposal, filed by Senator Cisco McSorley, would establish a regulatory system for the cultivation and production of hemp for research purposes. The proposal also includes a provision to …

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New Mexico Senate Committee Votes to Legalize Hemp

New Mexico’s Senate Conservation Committee has voted unanimously – 9 to 0 – to approve the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp. The committee voted to move the bill forward without recommendation. If passed into law, the measure would allocate $100,000 to New Mexico State University …

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