Bill to permit production of industrial hemp easily wins 1st-round approval in Nebraska Legislature
“This bill is no way intended to be a gateway to recreational use” of marijuana, said State Sen. Norm Wallman, who introduced the measure. “This bill is about agriculture. It's really that simple.”
Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Thirteen years ago, industrial hemp's resemblance to marijuana sank legislation to legalize growing of hemp in Nebraska.
On Tuesday, a bill to allow production and marketing of industrial hemp sailed through first-round debate in the Nebraska Legislature.
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