Comer: Farmers in Kentucky will be able to grow hemp by next year

By KATIE BRANDENBURG The Daily News kbrandenburg@bgdailynews.com/783-3242

 

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today said he will send a letter co-signed by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, to the Department of Justice informing the department that Kentucky plans on moving forward with the regulation and cultivation of hemp.

Members of the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission approved the drafting of the letter during a meeting today hosted at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture offices in Frankfort.

 

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