Massie: US should legalize industrial hemp

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Massie: US should legalize industrial hemp
U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, a Republican, represents Kentucky's 4th District. Of all the freedom-crushing laws and regulations issued from Washington, one of the most ridiculous is the decades-long federal ban on industrial hemp. For far too long, farmers …

Hemp Expo Held In Loveland As Pot Rules Are Changing
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North Dakota Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Industrial Hemp
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