In Hemp Politics this week, the Alaska Senate collectively agreed to pass a bill for the legalisation of hemp cultivation and marketing.
Sen. Shelley Hughes backed Senate Bill 6, saying that her bill will alter hemp’s status to be its own agricultural product distinct from marijuana, ultimately removing it from the controlled substances list.
Hughes states that the economic potential and opportunities that hemp has to offer are endless. There are literally thousands of uses for hemp, from fibre products like paper and textiles, to building materials and insulation.
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