Hemp measure gets mixed reviews

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Hemp measure gets mixed reviews

Rep. Polis wants feds to respect state rules
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., holding an American flag made of hemp on the floor of the House of Representatives, has long pushed for the plant to be legal to grow. Industrial hemp looks much like marijuana, but it does not have its psychoactive properties. Federal law prohibits growing hemp, but Colorado’s recent adoption of recreational marijuana made hemp cultivation legal in Colorado.

Hemp measure gets mixed reviews

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., holding an American flag made of hemp on the floor of the House of Representatives, has long pushed for the plant to be legal to grow. Industrial hemp looks much like marijuana, but it does not have its psychoactive properties. Federal law prohibits growing hemp, but Colorado’s recent adoption of recreational marijuana made hemp cultivation legal in Colorado.
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