In the past, Wisconsin was at the forefront of hemp farming and production, giving the state a lead role in American Hemp History.
Republican lawmakers are eager to assist Wisconsin in bringing back a once-flourishing hemp industry. It only seems fair to allow farmers access to the viable crop that is seeing great success in other states.
Rep. Jesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin have teamed up to make industrial hemp legal again, which will enable the state to reap the benefits of the many uses of hemp.
Before hemp was made illegal in the 1930’s, Wisconsin was the number one producer of hemp in the U.S. The state’s most prolific era was during World War II, when it was responsible for seventy-five percent of the country’s hemp production.
Today, over thirty states have legalised industrial hemp, and Wisconsin is more than ready to sign up.
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