New Jersey Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban, Passes Assembly Committee, 6-0

TRENTON, NJ. (Dec. 15, 2015) – Last week, a New Jersey Assembly committee passed a bill to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state. This bill would effectively nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Support A2719

New Jersey A2719 would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

STATUS: A2719 was referred to the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee where it must successfully before it can receive a vote from the whole assembly.

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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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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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