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Washington Hemp Legalization Bill Signed by Governor

Legislation that legalizes industrial hemp has been signed into law by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0, and earlier this month passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. Yesterday it was signed into …

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Washington Legislature Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp with No License Required, No Grow Limits

Legislation to legalize hemp with no license required and no grow limits has been passed by Washington’s full legislature. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0. Today, the measure passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. This sends it …

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Washington Measure to Legalize Hemp with No License Required Advances

A legislative proposal to explicitly legalize hemp has advanced in the Washington State Legislature. House Bill 2064 has been placed on a second reading in the Senate by the Senate Rules Committee; if passed through its second reading, and then a final third reading, it will be sent to Governor Jay Inslee for consideration. This …

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Washington Bill to Legalize Hemp Passed Unanimously by Senate Committee, Already Passed Full House

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Legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp in Washington State has been passed by its initial Senate committee. House Bill 2064 was given unanimous approval this morning by the Senate Law & Justice Committee. Earlier this month it was passed unanimously by the state’s House of Representatives. If passed into law, the measure would exclude “industrial …

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Washington House Votes 98 to 0 to Fully Legalize Hemp, No License Required

The Washington State House of Representatives has unanimously given approval to legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp. House Bill 2064 would exclude “industrial hemp from the definitions of “controlled substance” and “marijuana” for purposes of the uniform controlled substances act.” This would make hemp as legal as any other agricultural commodity such as tomatoes or …

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Washington State Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Legislation to legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp in Washington has been given approval by the state’s Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water & Rural Economic Development, and has been sent to the floor of the Senate by the Rules Committee. Under the proposed law – Senate Bill 6206 – the Washington State …

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Two Houses Made from Hemp Built in Bellingham, Washington

In an example of how diverse the plant can be, Pam Bosch, a resident of Bellingham, Washington, has built two small houses made almost entirely out of hemp. Bosch, who has never built a house before, is using hemp herd, which she says is like straw but “stronger”, and is using lime mixed with hemp …

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Washington House Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Hemp Cultivation

Washington’s House Committee on Commerce and Gaming has unanimously approved a bill to legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. Specifically, the bill “Allows industrial hemp to be grown, produced, possessed, and commercially traded in the state”. Farmers wanting to cultivate the plant would be required to maintain 0.3% THC or less in all …

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Bill to Allow Unlicensed Hemp Cultivation Receives Unanimous Approval by WA Senate

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Washington State’s Senate has given unanimous approval to legislation that would explicitly allow the unlicensed cultivation of hemp. The proposal also directs Washington State University to study industrial hemp production, with a report to be given to the state’s Legislature by January 14th, 2016. Under Senate Bill 5012, hemp will become an “agricultural product that …

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