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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Signed as Law: Nevada Legalizes Commercial Hemp Production, Despite Federal Prohibition

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Jun 2, 2017) – Today, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill into law to legalize commercial industrial hemp production in the state, despite a federal ban on the same. Passage into law sets the foundation to nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect within the state.

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To the Governor: Nevada Passes Bill to Legalize Commercial Hemp Production, Despite Federal Prohibition

CARSON CITY, Nev. (May 23, 2017) – Today, the Nevada Assembly gave final approval to a bill that would legalize commercial industrial hemp production in the state, despite a federal ban on the same. Passage into law would set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice and effect within the state.

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