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Tennessee Hemp Legalization Bill Signed Into Law After 117 to 2 Vote in Legislature

Legislation (House Bill 2032) legalizing the licensed cultivation and production of industrial hemp has been signed into law in Tennessee by Governor Bill Haslam. With 119 members of the state’s legislature voting on the bill, only two members voted “No”. The new law, introduced by Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), allows farmers to cultivate hemp as an …

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Cannabis Oil Bill Approved by Tennessee House Committee

Legislation that would allow for the possession and use of low-THC cannabis oil has been approved by Tennessee’s House Criminal Justice Committee. House Bill 109, filed by Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would allow for the use of low-THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), high-CBD (cannabidiol) cannabis oil for those with seizure disorders such as epilepsy who receive a recommendation …

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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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