Legislation to Legalize Hemp Given Approval by Missouri Senate Committee

Sprouting hemp plants.
Sprouting hemp plants.

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 month by the state’s House of Representatives with an overwhelming 123 to 29 vote.

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Nullification in Effect: Oregonians Defy Feds, Spend Millions on Marijuana in First Week of Legal Sales

By Tenth Amendment Centercannabisoregon

SALEM, Ore. (Oct. 18, 2015) – In the first week of limited marijuana sales in Oregon, dispensaries sold a staggering $11 million of weed – more than double the numbers from Colorado’s first week – proving state laws legalizing cannabis truly do nullify federal prohibition in practice .

The Free Thought Project reported on the first week of sales emphasizing, “Adults 21 and over have been violating federal law by purchasing marijuana at medical dispensaries.”

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