Wisconsin Bill Would Legalize Commercial Hemp Farming; Defy Federal Prohibition

MADISON, Wisc. (April 6, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Wisconsin House would legalize commercial industrial hemp production in the state, setting the foundation to end federal prohibition in effect.

A bipartisan coalition of 28 representatives introduced House Bill 183 (AB183) on March 28. Under the proposed law, industrial hemp would be treated as an agricultural crop subject to regulation by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Under AB183, the department would create a license authorizing the planting, growing, cultivating, harvesting, and procession of industrial hemp for commercial or research purposes....

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