The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate.
The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 - 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation, processing and sale of industrial hemp.
The move, championed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), would also make hemp plants eligible for crop insurance.
"Consumers across America buy hundreds of millions in retail products every year that contain hemp," McConnell said in a floor speech on Thursday. "But due to outdated federal regulations that do not sufficiently distinguish this industrial crop from its illicit cousin, American farmers have been mostly unable to meet that demand themselves. It's left consumers with little choice but to buy imported hemp products from foreign-produced hemp." ... See MoreSee Less
The mother of a seven-year-old girl from Leicester, who has a rare form of epilepsy, is calling for her to be allowed medicinal cannabis to help ease her symptoms. Sam Fairlie says her daughter isn't responding to her current medication and her condition has deteriorated so much, she can't t...
I want to raise more awareness of the suffering children are going through with rare epilepsy. We are told Maya has an undiagnosed epileptic encephalopathy probably genetic, so far all medication is failing to help. With the recent law change of medical c
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