Oregon House Votes 54-4; Passes Bill to Relax State Hemp Laws, Expand Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

SALEM, Ore. (Feb. 18, 2016) – An Oregon bill that would relax state hemp licensing laws, making the crop more like any other agricultural products, passed the state House on Tuesday. The measure opens up hemp to small and individual farmers, paving the way for faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and further nullifying federal prohibition in effect.

Details

Oregon Committee Passes Bill to Relax State Hemp Laws, Expand Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

SALEM, Ore. (Feb. 12, 2016) – An Oregon bill that would relax state hemp licensing laws, making the crop more like any other agricultural products, passed out of an important committee Thursday. The measure opens up hemp to small and individual farmers, paving the way for faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and further nullifying federal prohibition in effect.

Details

West Virginia Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Support HB2807

West Virginia HB2807 would legalize industrial hemp for commercial production and distribution in the state, nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. The bill must pass in the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee to receive a full House vote.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.

Details

West Virginia Bill Would Allow Industrial Hemp Production Without Federal Permission

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Jan. 25, 2016) – A West Virginia bill would allow the state hemp seed commissioner to issue licenses for industrial hemp production without first obtaining federal waivers. Passage of this legislation would set the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition of hemp within the state.

Details