New Jersey Legislation Would Nullify Federal Hemp Ban

A bill introduced in the New Jersey State Assembly would legalize hemp farming and production, effectively nullifying a federal prohibition on the same.

A2719 was introduced on Feb. 24 by Rep. Reed Gusciora (D-15). The bill allows for a state-regulated market to develop in New Jersey that would essentially nullify the decades-long federal ban on industrial hemp within the state.

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West Virginia Action Alert: Support HB3011 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

HB3011, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced by Del. Mike Manypenny (D-49) on Jan. 9. It was passed through the house and moved to the Senate Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass by a majority before it is voted upon by the full senate.

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Maryland Action Alert: Support HB1010 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

HB1010, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced on Feb. 6 by Del. Don Dwyer (R-31). It was sent to the Environmental Matters Committee where it will have to be passed by a majority before it is considered for a vote by the whole house.

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Washington State house votes to nullify federal hemp ban, 97-0

Sponsored by Representative Matt Shea (R), along with Christopher Hurst (D), Cary Condotta (R), Jeff Holy (R), David Taylor (R) and Jason Overstreet (R), the Hemp Freedom Act would “permit the development in Washington of an industrial hemp industry,” effectively nullifying the de facto federal prohibition on the farming and production of hemp crops within the United States.

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