Tenther Tuesday Episode 20: Taking on Federal Healthcare, Hemp Prohibition, Gun Control and More

Today is the 180th day the GOP has failed to repeal Obamacare. But while Washington D.C. isn’t doing a thing to stand up for the Constitution, we’re continuing to chalk up wins in the state legislatures across the country. In this week’s episode of Tenther Tuesday, Michael Boldin and Mike Maharrey talk about bills moving forward…

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Now in Effect: West Virginia Law Legalizes Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Prohibition

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (July 5, 2017) – Yesterday, a West Virginia law went into effect that significantly expands the state’s hemp licensing program, opening the door for anybody in the state to produce or process industrial hemp for commercial purposes. The new law sets the foundation to end federal prohibition of hemp in effect in the Mountain State.

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To the Governor: Washington Senate Passes Bill to Decriminalize Industrial Hemp

OLYMPIA, Wash. (April 12, 2017) – Today, the Washington Senate unanimously passed a bill that would remove industrial hemp from the state’s “controlled substances” list. If signed by the governor, the law would set the stage for people in the Evergreen State to nullify federal prohibition of the plant in practice.

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Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Some Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (March 8, 2017) –  On Monday, a second Missouri House committee passed a bill that would remove industrial hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances and create a program for the licensing and regulation of hemp growers and handlers. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same, in practice.

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New Mexico Committee Passes Bill to Decriminalize Industrial Hemp; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition

SANTA FE, N.M. (March 8, 2017) – A New Mexico bill that would decriminalize industrial hemp took another step forward last week, passing an important Senate committee. Passage into law would set the stage for the people there to nullify federal prohibition on the plant in practice.

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