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Senator McConnell and Commissioner Quarles Announce Hemp Legislation

03/26/2018 02:10 PM

FRANKFORT- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, joined Commissioner Ryan Quarles in Frankfort on Monday to announce new legislation to support Kentucky’s hemp industry. The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity and remove it from the list of controlled substances. “Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky’s agricultural heritage and I believe that it can be an important part of our future. I am grateful to join our Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles... Read more 

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