Hemp to be legalized as an agricultural product?

Mar 2012
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a new bill on Monday that would legalize hemp as an agricultural product.

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity, according to WKYT.

"Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky's agriculture heritage, and I believe that it can be an important part of our future," McConnell said in a statement. If approved, the act would allow states to control their own hemp regulations by removing federal restrictions. WKYT also reported it would give hemp researchers the ability to apply for grants through the Department of Agriculture. McConnell announced the bill with Republican Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. The bill is being co-sponsored by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rand Paul.

McConnell bill would legalize hemp as agricultural product | TheHill
 
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A TERRIBLE idea. Growing hemp will lead to pot smokers, which will lead to opium fiends and heroin junkies, which will lead to Eskimo nose-rubbing and porno films and golden showers, which will lead to Communism and Islamic terrorism sweeping across the entire land. What is wrong with you?

You really WANT Eskimo nose-rubbing sweeping across the entire land?!?
 
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A TERRIBLE idea. Growing hemp will lead to pot smokers, which will lead to opium fiends and heroin junkies, which will lead to Eskimo nose-rubbing and porno films and golden showers, which will lead to Communism and Islamic terrorism sweeping across the entire land. What is wrong with you?

You really WANT Eskimo nose-rubbing sweeping across the entire land?!?

You're probably right. I've heard that Eskimo nose rubbing is a gateway to both fellatio and cunnilingus.

Think of the children!!!
 
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Jul 2011
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a new bill on Monday that would legalize hemp as an agricultural product.

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity, according to WKYT.

"Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky's agriculture heritage, and I believe that it can be an important part of our future," McConnell said in a statement. If approved, the act would allow states to control their own hemp regulations by removing federal restrictions. WKYT also reported it would give hemp researchers the ability to apply for grants through the Department of Agriculture. McConnell announced the bill with Republican Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. The bill is being co-sponsored by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rand Paul.

McConnell bill would legalize hemp as agricultural product | TheHill
This should have been done DECADES ago!
 
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