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Missouri Governor Signs Hemp Bill Into Law

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has signed into law legislation that legalizes industrial hemp. House Bill 2034 was signed by Governor Greitens roughly a month after it was passed by the Senate in a 29 to 3 vote, and a little over three months after it initially passed the House of Representatives 141 to 4. According …

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Missouri Legislature Votes to Legalize Hemp

Missouri’s Senate has approved a bill to legalize industrial hemp, less than a month after the House passed a similar measure.  Senate Bill 547 was passed yesterday by the Senate in a 29 to 3 vote. A similar measure, House Bill 2034, was passed last month by the House of Representatives in an almost, but …

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Bill to Legalize Hemp, Explicitly Ignore Federal Law, Filed in Missouri

By Tenth Amendment Center A Missouri bill prefiled for the 2017 legislative session would authorize the commercial farming, production and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying federal prohibition of the same. Sen. Rob Schaaf (R-St. Joseph) filed Senate Bill 120 (SB120) on earlier this month. The legislation would remove industrial hemp from …

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Legislation to Legalize Hemp Given Approval by Missouri Senate Committee

Missouri’s Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee has given approval to House Bill 2038, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp. The measure, introduced by Representative Paul Curtman, would remove hemp as a controlled substance, instead designating it as an agricultural crop. The bill was given approval earlier this …

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Missouri House Votes to Legalize Hemp

Missouri’s House of Representatives has passed a measure that would legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp. The vote was 123 to 29, according to the Associated Press. Under the proposed law – which now heads to the Senate for consideration – the cultivation and production of hemp would be legal, as long as …

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Missouri Bill Filed to Legalize Hemp

By Tenth Amendment Center JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (Dec. 7, 2015) – This week, a bill was prefiled in the Missouri State Senate to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Prefiled on Dec. 1 for introduction during the 2016 …

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Hemp and Medical Cannabis Bills Advance in Missouri

By John Payne, Show-Me Cannabis On Monday, both HB 830, which would legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp in Missouri, and SB 386, which would allow doctors to recommend CBD oil for disorders other than intractable epilepsy, were approved by legislative committees. The hemp bill was voted out of the Senate Agriculture, Food Production, and …

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Missouri Senate Committee Passes Measure to Legalize Hemp

Missouri’s Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources has passed House Bill 830, a proposal to legalize hemp which has already passed the state’s House of Representatives with a 104 to 41 vote. House Bill 830 would officially reclassify hemp as a legal agricultural product, and would establish a system of licensing and regulations …

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Missouri House of Representatives Passes Hemp Legalization Bill

Missouri’s House of Representatives has given initial approval to House Bill 830, a proposal to legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. A companion bill, Senate Bill 255, has already been approved unanimously by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources. If passed into law, House Bill 830 would remove hemp …

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Medical Cannabis and Hemp Legalization Bills Move Forward in Missouri

By Aaron Malin, Show-Me Cannabis Last week was an excellent one for cannabis legalization efforts in the Missouri legislature. On Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture Committee voted 5-0 to advance SB 255, which allows licensed individuals to grow industrial hemp. Along with HB 830, this bill represents the very real prospect that Missouri could return to …

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