Push To Legalize Hemp Moving Forward Again

Contributor: Christine Winter
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/05/2013 12:09 am
There is big news from Frankfort.

It looks like the push for legalized hemp in Kentucky is moving forward again.

Supporters were outraged last week when there was no vote in the House Agriculture and Small Business Committee.

But now the Committee's Chairman Tom McKee says there will be a vote.

He says a meeting is set for Wednesday morning at 8:00.

He even says he'll vote for it himself.

The proposed bill has already passed the full Senate and now needs House approval, and the Governor's signature.

Backers like the business potential of hemp.

Critics, including State Police, say it will be easily confused with marijuana.


Share
Most Popular
KSP Makes Large Drug Bust In Laurel County
The Kentucky State Police issued arrest warrants for eighteen people for illegal drug activity.
2014 36 Blitz: Rockcastle Co. Rockets
The boys in Mount Vernon will look to replace quarterback Corey McPhetridge this season. Video Video
Deputies: Man Badly Beaten, Buried Alive In Rockcastle County
The Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office said a man brutally beat a coworker, then buried him alive.
Woman Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couple
Tiffany Whitaker is accused of stealing close to $1,000 for a couple she was working for as a caregiver.
Police Ask For Your Help In Georgetown Gas Station Robbery
Georgetown Police said they are searching for a suspect who robbed a Shell gas station around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.