Reality Check: Should federal ban on hemp production be lifted? - Tucson News Now

Reality Check: Should federal ban on hemp production be lifted?

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Could a federal ban on hemp production soon be lifted?

One of Americas most powerful Senators is now backing that idea and throwing his support behind a bill that could mean an economic boom for Kentucky.

So what exactly is hemp and what has it been banned in the United States in the first place?

Ben has the Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.

 

Sources:

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/01/01/2461252/advocates-of-industrial-hemp-point.html#storylink=cpy

http://norml.org/news/2005/01/13/us-stands-alone-in-hemp-ban-congressional-research-service-report-says


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