Skip to comments.Virginia House Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law
Posted on 01/26/2016 1:54:33 PM PST by djf
Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill to authorize the farming, and production of industrial hemp in the state for commercial purposes, setting the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 98-0.
Introduced by Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Norge), House Bill 699 (HB699) would amend current state law on hemp by removing a provision that authorized the licensing of hemp farming only upon approval of the federal government.
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Hemp farming uses the male pot plant which does not contain any THC which is the active ingredient in the female pot plant that causes the “high”.
Shows you exactly how far down into the gutter the morals of this country have gone. They wouldn’t dare nullify Federal law on abortion or queers marrying one another, but growing hemp, now that’s worth taking a stand on.
It’s about time. Our store shelves have plenty of hemp twine....imported of course.
Industrial hemp has zero THC. Or so close to zero, you don’t know the difference.
Actually I tend to think that industrial hemp was declared illegal in part by the plastics industry.
Good! Hemp is useful for so many things.
Kentucky ago agent is pushing the growth of hemp to replace tobacco industry in state. There have been some very informative materials lately educating the people to its use and non drug elements of the plant
It is HUGHLY useful!
a good hemp rope will nicely do the job when Lois get hung
Try to use this stuff for drugs, you’ll get a buzz alright - from CO poisoning!
YUUUUGELY useful. :-D
The clothing industry wee what hit me. An alternative to all the plastic clothing
First hemp farms in the Americas was in Jamestown. Great cordage.
You are quite correct good sir!
Dupont lobbied very heavily for a war on hemp to replace it's use with synthetic fibers. This was during and just after world war II.
Odds are drug dogs will alert on it
DuPont and others will not like this
Well, you can’t nullify Federal Law. Period.
Having said that, perhaps this isn’t in direct conflict. I haven’t read the Fed statute.
I do agree with the new law in my old home state.
Why on Earth some of these States don’t work to convince their Congressional delegations to do this is beyond me. Maybe they do, but I haven’t seen it.
You do know there’s no THC in hemp right?
Like apples and oranges. No moral depravity involved.
I think you’re right.
Wasn’t it an alliance of plastics and cotton?
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