New Mexico Bill Would Legalize Recreational Marijuana and Industrial Hemp, Nullify Federal Prohibition

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 17, 2016) – A bill prefiled in the New Mexico House would legalize marijuana for recreational use and the production of industrial hemp. Passage would not only legalize marijuana and hemp in the Land of Enchantment, but would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in the state.

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Kentucky Should Not Wait For Federal Permission on Industrial Hemp

There are right ways to fight the unconstitutional federal prohibition on industrial hemp. There are also wrong ways to do it. Unfortunately, Kentucky is doing it the wrong way. Rather than act without unnecessary federal “permission,” the agriculture commissioner is pleading with the feds to “reconsider” its rules for industrial hemp.

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