Post Star: Farm Bill opens door for legal hemp growers

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ceremoniously used a hemp pen to sign the Senate version of the 2018 Farm Bill in December, he promised an unencumbered path for the exploration of a new frontier.

Touting the economical merits of industrial hemp, McConnell said the legislation opened a new door for struggling farmers in his home state of Kentucky and around the country. And when signed into law last month, the Farm Bill made the growing, transport and production of industrial hemp legal, effectively removing it from the federally controlled substances list…

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