The state of Wisconsin is the hot topic in Hemp Politics this week. On Thursday, a bill was passed, making industrial hemp farming legal in the state.
Farmers without drug convictions will be able to obtain a license to grow hemp. The hemp must contain no more than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana.
Wisconsin will be among the thirty or more states that have approved hemp farming. Advocates say there are many uses of hemp, and economic advantage that farmers will now have access to.
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