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Hemp Seeds Planted In Kentucky Following Dispute
Hemp has turned into a legitimate test crop in Kentucky after a legal battle over imported seeds. Researchers are planting seeds to start gauging the potential for the non-intoxicating cousin of marijuana.
Feds Release Hemp Seeds To Kentucky Officials
A nearly 300-pound shipment of hemp seeds detained by federal officials for two weeks has been delivered to Kentucky's Agriculture Department.
Conway Says Growing Hemp Would Violate Federal Law
Attorney General Jack Conway is advising Kentucky leaders that industrial hemp farming remains illegal in Kentucky.
Agriculture Commissioner Announces Pilot Hemp Growing Projects
Kentucky's agriculture commissioner says the reintroduction of hemp production will start with at least five pilot projects across the state where the crop flourished until being banned for its ties to marijuana. Video Video
Ky Ag Commissioner Gives Farmers Green Light To Grow Hemp
Ag Commissioner James Comer says state law and a new federal decision make it legal for farmers to grow hemp Video Video
While Hemp Seeds Held Up, One Farmer Prepares To Plant
Customs is holding 250 pounds of hemp seeds in Louisville. A Rockcastle County farmer has seeds, and will be the first in the state since about WWII to plant hemp. Video Video
Hemp Bill Stuck In Agriculture Committee
Senate Bill 50 seems to be stuck in the Kentucky House Agriculture and Small Business Committee and some say it may never move forward to the House. Video Video
BREAKING: House, Senate Pass Hemp Bill
With just minutes to spare, the Kentucky General Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill allowing farmers to be licensed to grow hemp if the federal government lifts its ban.
Hemp Bill Passes House Committee
A proposal that could clear the way for industrial hemp farming in Kentucky has cleared a House committee. Video Video
KY Hemp Supporters Praise Revised Farm Bill
A smaller, scaled-down version of the farm bill has passed the US House.
Update: Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Hemp Bill
The Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously passes a bill that would allow Kentucky farmers to cultivate the cousin plant of Marijuana Video Video
Kentucky House Reps Working To Pass Hemp Bill
The bill, which would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky, was thought 'stuck' just weeks ago. Tuesday, House representatives worked to put it through. Video Video
Beshear Pushes To Address Hemp Legalization Concerns
Many Kentucky Republican leaders want to licence and regulate hemp if the federal government ever lifts their ban on it, but state police are wary about the idea.
Update: Beshear Has Until Weekend to Decide Fate of Hemp Bill
The Kentucky Governor has until Saturday to veto the bill that was passed by lawmakers.
Ag Commissioner Backs Hemp Bill
Kentucky's new agriculture commissioner backs efforts to legalize industrial hemp. Video Video
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