Tag: legal hemp

Oregon Senate Votes to Reject Moratorium on Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Oregon’s Senate on Monday voted to opposed a measure that would have placed a two-year moratorium on hemp production in the state. House Bill 2668 was rejected with a 13 to 17 vote. The proposal would have required the state Department of Agriculture to revoke all 13 of the hemp permits issued this year, with additional …

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Beginning July 1st Unlimited Hemp Cultivation Will Be Legal in Connecticut, No License Required

On Wednesday, July 1st, House Bill 5780 will become law in Connecticut, legalizing the unlimited cultivation of industrial hemp. The new law, which officially takes effect at 12:00am on July 1st, removes hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances, legalizing it for all purposes. This means that hemp will be treated like other agricultural …

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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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The Dawn Of Legal Hemp Begins In Colorado

By The Associated Press Hemp registration opened for farmers Saturday in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation. A handful of Colorado farmers grew industrial hemp last year without interference from law enforcement or state agriculture officials. But the opening Saturday of Colorado’s industrial-hemp registry …

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Kentucky to Move Forward With Legal Hemp Production

The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission voted today to approve a plan by the state’s Agriculture Department to soon begin issuing hemp licenses, with hemp farming to begin next year. This move is possible due to the passage of Senate Bill 50 earlier this year which legalized hemp in the state, with it taking effect being …

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Kentucky Hemp Farming to Begin Next Year, Says Agriculture Commissioner

In April Senate Bill 50 became law in Kentucky, ending the state’s prohibition on hemp, while making state-licensed cultivation contingent on a change in federal law. Now that the Obama Administration has announced that they won’t enforce federal law in states where cannabis has been made legal, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and the Agriculture …

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Industrial Hemp Officially Legal in Kentucky

As it passes midnight in Kentucky, Senate Bill 50 officially becomes law. The measure, which legalizes industrial hemp in the state, recently passed the Senate and House, giving the governor until April 6th at 11:59PM to either sign the bill into law, veto it, or let it become law. With no veto or signature, and …

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