Now in Effect: West Virginia Law Legalizes Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Prohibition

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (July 5, 2017) – Yesterday, a West Virginia law went into effect that significantly expands the state’s hemp licensing program, opening the door for anybody in the state to produce or process industrial hemp for commercial purposes. The new law sets the foundation to end federal prohibition of hemp in effect in the Mountain State.

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Now In Effect: Tennessee Law Decriminalizes Firearm “Silencers”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 5, 2017) – Last week, a new Tennessee law went into effect decriminalizing the manufacture and possession of firearm suppressors in the state. The new law not only removes a layer of state regulation, it will help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee.

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West Virginia Set to Begin Dismantling State Run Obamacare Exchange

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Ju. 5, 2017) – This week, West Virginia will officially begin to shut down its state-run Obamacare health insurance exchange, leaving its operation in the hands of what has proven to be a very incapable federal government. With a new law passed earlier this year going into effect, West Virginia takes an important first step toward withdrawing the state from implementing the national healthcare program.

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