Maryland House Committee Passes Bill To Legalize Industrial Hemp, Nullify Federal Ban, with a 18-2 Vote

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Mar 16, 2015) – Today, a Maryland state House committee approved a bill this week authorizing people to plant, grow, harvest, possess, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 18-2.

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Arizona House Passes Bill to take on Unilateral EPA Rules over Intrastate Waters

PHOENIX (Mar. 16, 2015) Last week, the Arizona House passed a bill that would help block unilateral EPA rules over “nonnavigable intrastate waters or waterways.” The vote was 34-24. Introduced by State Rep. Bob Thorpe (R-6) on Feb. 9, House Bill 2055 (HB2055) reads, in part: The Governor of this state must approve and the President…

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