HONOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 13, 2017) – The Hawaii Senate will take up a bill in the 2018 legislative session that would expand the state’s industrial hemp program and authorize commercial production of the crop. Passage of the bill would spur development of a hemp industry in the Aloha State and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in effect.Details
MADISON, Wisc. (Dec. 6, 2017) – Last Thursday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law legalizing hemp cultivation for research purposes only in compliance with federal law. The new law could lay a foundation to eventually expand the hemp market in the state, and with further action, could set the stage for nullification of federal hemp prohibition in the future.Details
#1 exporter of hemp in the world? China.
#1 importer? The USA.
MADISON, Wisc. (Oct. 25, 2017) – Last week, a Wisconsin Senate committee unanimously approved a bill that would legalize commercial industrial hemp production in the state, setting the foundation to end federal prohibition in effect.Details
SALEM, Ore. (Oct. 10, 2017) – Last Friday, an Oregon law went into effect that paves the way for the faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and will further nullify federal prohibition in effect.Details
BOSTON, Mass. (Aug 3, 2017) – A Massachusetts cannabis bill signed by the governor last week legalizes commercial industrial hemp production in the state, but its effect will depend on how state departments ultimately write and enforce the rules.Details
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.Details
SALEM, Ore. (June 30, 2017) – Yesterday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill into law that will pave the way for faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in effect.Details
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Jun 30, 2017) – Tomorrow, a new Nevada law goes into effect legalizing commercial industrial hemp production in the state, despite a federal ban on the same. The new policy sets the foundation to nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect within the state.Details