South Carolina Alert: Call Your Representative About Industrial Hemp

S 0839 is a bill which would authorize the farming and production of hemp in South Carolina, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

STATUS The bill has been passed unanimously by the Senate. Now, it is up for debate in the House this week.

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Missouri house committee votes to nullify federal hemp ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.. – April 24, 2014. Yesterday, a Missouri house committee gave approval to a bill which would authorize the growing and production of industrial hemp within the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal ban on the same.

Introduced by Rep. Mike Colona and cosponsored by Reps. Galen Higdon and Paul Curtman, House Bill 2054 (HB2054) passed by a vote of 16-1 in the house committee on economic development.

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Tennessee legislature passes bill to effectively nullify hemp ban

Today, the Tennessee state senate gave final approval to a bill which some supporters consider the strongest pro-hemp legislation in the country. After a 28-0 vote, the bill will now go to Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk for a signature. With the house having approved the bill by a vote of 88-5, both chambers have a strong veto-proof majority.

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South Carolina Action Alert: Support S0839 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

S0839, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced on Jan. 14 by Senators Lee Bright (R-12) and Kevin Bryant (R-3). It passed through the state senate with a unanimous 42-0 vote. It will now have to pass through the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee before the whole house can concur with the senate’s decision.

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Missouri Action Alert: Support HB2054 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

HB2054, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production in Missouri, was introduced on Feb. 27 by Rep. Mike Colona (D-80). It was promptly sent to the Economic Development Committee where it will have to be passed through a majority before it is considered for a vote by the whole house.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Support A2719 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

A2719, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced on Feb. 24 by Rep. Reed Gusciora (D-15). It was referred to the Commerce and Economic Development Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before a vote is taken by the full assembly.

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