Colorado Legislature Passes Legislation to Establish Hemp Seed Program, Sent to Governor for Consideration

seedsColorado’s full Legislature has given approval to Senate Bill 196, a proposal to establish a certified hemp seed program. The measure has been sent to Governor John Hickenlooper, who’s expected to sign it into law.

If signed by Governor Hickenlooper, or allowed to become law without his signature, Senate Bill 196 would establish a hemp seed program through the state’s Department of Agriculture, allowing farmers to apply with the Department to receive hemp seeds which they could then use for legally cultivating industrial hemp.

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Colorado Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Establish Hemp Seed Program

Colorado’s hempfieldSenate has given unanimous approval to Senate Bill 196, a proposal to establish a certified hemp seed program. The bill was passed with unanimous support, 35 to 0.

Senate Bill 196 would establish a hemp seed program through the state’s Department of Agriculture, which would allow farmers to apply with the Department to receive hemp seeds, which they could then use for industrial hemp farming.

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