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Virginia Overrides the Feds—Industrial Hemp Will Be Legal

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by EV, AnonHQ

A bill has been passed by the Virginia state House of Delegates to make industrial hemp legal throughout the state, overriding federal government interference. While this is a positive step in the right direction, it comes with quite a few obstacles for industrial-hemp advocates that Congress has been slow to address.

According to the Alternative World News Network:

Introduced by Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Norge), House Bill 699 (HB699) wouldchange state lawand remove a provision forcing hemp farmers to get federal approval before licensing their farm.”

On the federal level, legislation is at work through Congress to have hemp removed from the list of Schedule I drugs with marijuana, a level of illegality that is the same as that of heroin, LSD, ecstasy and peyote, however there are complaints that it is not moving as fast as it should. Congressman Bob Goodlatte…

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