Day: August 1, 2018

Hemp and Marijuana Are Two Very Different Plants, Says Sen. McConnell

Hemp and Marijuana Are Two Very Different Plants, Says Sen. McConnell

Earlier this year, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) became one of many congressional leaders to advocate for complete industrial hemp legalization. Currently, industrial hemp is still considered to be a form of marijuana as defined by the Controlled Substances Act. However, the Farm Bill of 2014 allows for industrial hemp cultivation through state-regulated pilot farm programs. […]

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