The Cannabis Catch-Up: Will the Feds Legalize Hemp Cultivation?

Vermont legalized the cultivation of hemp in 2013 and several states have followed suit in the years since. One of those was Kentucky, the home state of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). The Bluegrass State legalized the plant in 2014 and and now ranks third in the country for the most acres of hemp under cultivation. And wouldn’t you know it, McConnell is reportedly ready to allow all states to decide whether to legalize the stuff — even though it’s still illegal on the federal level. He wants to include a provision in this year's farm bill to leave it up to states to create their own programs. >>>

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