Roundup of Hemp in the News — from our friends at Hemp Industries Association (thehia.org).
This year, the Mitch McConnel is calling for complete federal legalization of hemp in the Senate’s version of the farm bill, which funds safety net programs for farmers and major food assistance programs. Doing so would remove the crop from the list of controlled substances, where currently it’s lumped in alongside drugs like heroin. Unlike its cousin, marijuana, hemp contains very little THC — and it has lots of industrial applications, from textiles to construction materials and livestock feed.
This Year’s Farm Bill Could Deliver A New-Yet-Old Crop To U.S. Agriculture: Hemp
With all the big hemp money chasing CBD, its no wonder that Isolate Extraction Systems is flourishing. Well-positioned in the expanding hemp value chain, IES, Louisville, Colorado, USA has predicated a big part of its future on growing demand for cannabidiol.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may seem like an unlikely champion for an illegal substance, but the Kentucky Republican just added the legalization of Can Industrial Hemp Save Rural Economies?, especially in Colorado, the first state in the nation to make hemp legal at the state level.