Tag: Tennessee hemp

Two Tennessee House Committees Pass Measure to Reduce Cannabis Penalty

A bill to reduce the penalty for possessing between half an ounce, and an ounce of cannabis has been passed by two House committees in Tennessee. House Bill 109 was passed recently through both the House Criminal Justice Committee, and the House Finance, Ways and Means Committee. It’s been referred to the Calendar and Rules …

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Bill to Legalize Hemp Passes Tennessee House Committee

House Bill 2032, a proposal to fully legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp, has received approval from Tennessee’s┬áHouse Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. It now heads to the House Government Operations Committee, where its passage will send it to the full House of Representatives. The proposed law, introduced by┬áRepresentative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would …

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Tennessee Receives Approval from DEA to Import Hemp Seeds

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to import hemp seeds. The production and cultivation of industrial hemp became legal in Tennessee on July 1st of last year, thanks to legislation approved by lawmakers – and signed by the state’s governor – earlier that year. The law allows …

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Hemp Cultivation Now Legal in Tennessee

The cultivation of industrial hemp is now legal in Tennessee, thanks to House Bill 2445 officially becoming law yesterday, July 1st. Under the new law, individuals in Tennessee will be allowed to legally grow hemp, given it has 0.3% THC or less, and they register with the state’s Department of Agriculture. David Waddell, Administrative Manager …

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