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Hemp Industry

Will Congress Legalize Hemp In 2018?

House and Senate lawmakers have agreed to a reconciled version of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill), which includes provisions lifting the federal prohibition of industrial hemp. “For the first time in nearly a hundred years, commercial hemp production will no longer be federally prohibited in […]

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New Jersey Legalizes Industrial Hemp Farming

Seeking to expand the state’s commercial hemp market and spur economic growth, Assembly Members Nancy Pinkin and Verlina Reynolds-Jackson have sponsored legislation to allow industrial hemp farming in New Jersey. The bill was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday. “More than twenty industrial hemp-producing countries worldwide each […]