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Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp

A bill legalizing hemp has been signed into law by Governor Gina Raimondo after being overwhelmingly approved by the state’s legislature with a 97 to 7 vote. House Bill 8232 makes it so that hemp in Rhode Island “is an agricultural product which may be grown as a crop, produced, possessed, distributed, and commercially traded”. …

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Full Rhode Island Legislature Votes to Legalize Hemp with 97 to 7 Vote

Rhode Island’s full legislature has now passed legislation to explicitly legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp. House Bill 8232, which now goes to Governor Gina Raimondo for consideration, states that “Hemp is an agricultural product which may be grown as a crop, produced, possessed, distributed, and commercially traded”. The measure would task the …

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RI: Legislation Allowing Everyone to Grow Hemp Unanimously Passes Legislative Committee

A bill to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp has been passed unanimously by the Rhode Island House Health, Education and Welfare Committee. The measure, which initially started out as a hemp research bill but was amended to a full hemp legalization bill, now heads towards a vote in the full House of Representatives. …

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Rhode Island House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Hemp

Rhode Island’s full House of Representatives has voted to legalize industrial hemp through the passage of House Bill 6177. Introduced by Representative Cale Keable (D-Burrillville) and cosponsored by Representatives Newberry, Price, Blazejewski, and Slater, House Bill 6177 would allow those who register with the state to cultivate and produce industrial hemp, which is defined by …

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Rhode Island House Committee Votes to Legalize Hemp

With 14 to 2 vote, Rhode Island’s House Health, Education and Welfare Committee has voted to pass House Bill 6177, a proposal that would legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. Introduced by Representative Cale Keable (D-Burrillville), and cosponsored by Representatives Newberry, Price, Blazejewski, and Slater, House Bill 6177 would allow those who pass a criminal …

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