Campaign for Liberty has frequently reported on the progress of rehabilitating hemp’s image and rescuing the crop (which has deep historical roots in our country) from the stigma it’s been given since being classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in 1970, a victim of overzealous government regulators wildly swinging their broad brush. This week, Rolling […]
Late last night, by a vote of 246-162, the House voted on, and passed, Rep Thomas Massie’s hemp amendment C4L urged our members to take action on yesterday. The amendment simply stated, “that no funds may be used by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Administration to violate the clear language of section 7606, […]
After some back and forth with the Drug Enforcement Administration, including Kentucky agriculture officials filing suit against the federal government, the contested hemp seeds have made it to the Bluegrass State. Via USA Today: FRANKFORT, Ky. — The state Department of Agriculture received its first legal shipment of hemp seeds in years at around noon Friday with […]
Watch Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie talk about Kentucky’s fight against the DEA to grow hemp seeds.
Last night, the Kentucky General Assembly passed SB 50 by a vote of 88-4 after having previously passed the Kentucky State Senate 31-6. SB 50 creates a regulatory framework for industrial hemp in Kentucky, provided the federal government moves to decouple industrial hemp from marijuana by amending the 1970 Controlled Substances Act. While Senator Paul […]