McConnell Bill Would Legalize Hemp As Agricultural Product


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a new bill on Monday that would legalize hemp as an agricultural product.

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity, according to WKYT.

“Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky’s agriculture heritage, and I believe that it can be an important part of our future,” McConnell said in a statement.


Read more at The Hill.



  1. Mitch may be onto something. His state produces volumes of black market pot. Hemp fields have the potential of cross pollinating with marijuana and thereby rendering it useless on the black market.


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