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Minnesota House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Hemp

Minnesota’s House of Representatives voted 89 to 37 Tuesday to approve a proposal that would legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. The proposal, which was introduced as an amendment to an agriculture budget bill (H.F. No. 1437), was put forth by Representatives Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) and Phyllis Kahn (DFL-Minneapolis). If passed into law, …

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Minnesota Legislative Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp

A proposal to legalize the production, cultivation and distribution of hemp has been approved with bipartisan support by Minnesota’s House Agriculture Policy Committee. “I am excited to see this pro-jobs bill pass with broad support,” says Representative Mary Franson, House File 683’s primary sponsor . “Minnesota has an opportunity to be on the cutting edge …

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