Archive for August, 2012
Industrial Hemp bill introduced in US Senate
August 2, 2012 enator Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S. 3501, the Senate companion bill to H.R. 1831, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011. Currently, federal regulations prohibit states, even if they have laws on the books allowing the growth of industrial hemp, from allowing farmers to use what he calls an "important crop". "There is government regulation on the books today that prevents America's farmers from growing industrial hemp, and what's worse is this regulation ...