The Oregon Department of Agriculture expects to resume issuing licenses to grow industrial hemp in 2016 by the end of February, but some problems continue to dog the new crop. (more)
HT: Give us a general update on progress with hemp in Washington.
Pamela Bosch: In Washington we have legal marijuana but no state law that addresses industrial hemp, which is still subject to the limitations of the federal government’s Controlled Substances Act of 1971. Our research universities have been instructed not to plant hemp . . . . (more)