Hemp Bill Clears Hurdle in the Hawaii House

REPORT FROM THE HOUSE MINORITY – The House Finance Committee unanimously passed HB154 HD2, to establish an industrial hemp research pilot program, on Monday, February 25, 2013. A primary focus of the research is phytoremediation, the process by which the hemp plant draws toxins out of the soil and processes them safely through its roots, stalk, branches, and leaves, leaving the soil refreshed and ready for the next crop.

 

Rep. Cynthia Thielen stands before a hemp crop in France

 

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