South Carolina bill to nullify federal hemp ban moves forward

A South Carolina bill that would nullify the federal prohibition on the cultivation of industrial hemp passed through committee and is headed to the Senate floor for a vote.
S0839 would authorize the production, sale, possession, and research of industrial hemp in South Carolina, effectively nullifying a federal ban on the same. The Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources unanimously passed the bill Wednesday. It now will be voted upon by the whole Senate.
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