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Senate Leader Touts Hemp Legalization in Farm Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls it an “absurdity” that the U.S. imports hemp but puts severe restrictions on American production. The Kentucky Republican is looking to change that by legalizing the crop in the next federal farm bill.

 

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