U.S. Congress votes on hemp research

Republican congressman lobbies for farm bill to permit growing industrial hemp for research purposes

One version of the U.S. farm bill being considered in Washington would allow American university researchers to grow industrial hemp, says an industry lobbyist. Earlier this summer, the House of Representatives passed a version of the farm bill with an amendment to legalize hemp production for research purposes. The vote was 216 to 208. “This […] Read more