By Tag "Industrial Hemp"
Rep. Thomas Massie announced today that he and Jared Polis, along with 45 other bipartisan cosponsors, reintroduced a bill "to allow commercial cultivation of industrial hemp." This legislation was sponsored in the past by C4L Chairman Ron Paul, [...]
Today, C4L President John Tate penned a letter to senators urging them to support Senator Ron Wyden's industrial hemp amendment to the farm bill. The text of Senator Wyden's amendment is identical to S. 359, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act. Read [...]
The DEA apparently ordered the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at Louisville International Airport to hold a 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds from Italy in contravention of industrial hemp policy included in the 2013 Farm Bill. Huffington Post [...]
Industrial Hemp, currently classified as a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, is once again a topic of discussion in political forums. On the front page of the Washington Post this morning, (albeit the bottom [...]