Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry

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Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry | Phillip Smith

WASHINGTON, DC — The Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday gave final approval to the massive 2018 Farm Bill, including a provision that will end an eight-decade ban on industrial hemp, that non-psychoactive but extremely useful member of the cannabis family. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. Even though you […]

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