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U.S. Senate Committee Votes to Protect State Hemp Laws, Allow Interstate Transportation

An agriculture appropriations bill that was approved Thursday by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee includes a provision to protect states that have legalized hemp from federal interference. “Kentucky’s industrial hemp pilot programs continue to prosper, and I want to make sure our legal hemp producers can safely transport their crops between states, including to states …

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U.S. Senate Committee Votes to Protect State-Level Medical Cannabis Laws

In a huge victory for cannabis law reform, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted today to approve an amendment to a federal spending bill offered by Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) that would protect state medical cannabis laws from federal interference by the Department of Justice, which includes the Drug Enforcement Administration. The vote was 20 …

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