Comer says Justice Department ruling is greenlight for hemp production in Kentucky

A U.S. Justice Department ruling saying it will honor state laws regarding regulated marijuana sales is a greenlight for the production of industrial hemp, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said today.
James Comer

James Comer

“It’s about time,” Comer said in a released statement. “This is a major victory for Kentucky’s farmers and for all Kentuckians. Two years ago, the Obama administration would not even discuss the legalization of industrial hempBut through a bipartisan coalition of Kentucky leaders, we forced their hand. We refused to listen to the naysayers, passed a hemp bill by a landslide, and our state is now on the forefront of an exciting new industry. That’s called leadership.”

 

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