Vermont: Hemp Bill Gains Momentum

  • by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director February 1, 2008

    Legislation seeking to define industrial hemp as an “agricultural product” and establish regulations for its production by state-licensed farmers was unanimously passed this week by members of the Vermont House Agriculture Committee. Sponsors of the bill are hopeful for a floor vote on the measure shortly.  

    Were the bill to be signed into law, Vermont would join over a dozen other states that have endorsed the either study or production of hemp as an agricultural commodity.  

    To learn what you can do to support this bill, click here.

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