Congressman Riggleman Sends Letter To Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, On Hemp Production

Virginia

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Congressman Denver Riggleman sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to discuss potential changes to the implementation of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program.  The letter suggested improvements to benefit farmers and align the rules with the realities that hemp farmers face while growing. “Virginia and the 5th District are uniquely positioned Read the full article…

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Introduces 2019 Hemp For Victory Act

House of Representatives

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced H.R. 3652, the Hemp for Victory Act which lays the foundation for the emerging hemp industry in a manner that incentivizes family farmers and small businesses, protects against corporate monopolies, and studies the benefits of hemp cultivation and hemp-based products while ensuring safe agricultural practices, and environmental and labor Read the full article…

Florida: County Commissioner Proposes Reducing Sheriff's Budget For Each Pot Bust Made

Reducing the budget would steer the Sheriff's Office toward using its resources on more pressing concerns

FLORIDA: A county commissioner in northern Florida has been talking with local law enforcement officials about ways to reduce the number of marijuana arrests in the county, and he’s come up with a novel approach. As an incentive to get deputies to turn a blind eye to pot, Alachua County Commissioner Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson has proposed Read the full article…

Florida: County Commissioner Proposes Reducing Sheriff's Budget For Each Pot Bust Made

Reducing the budget would steer the Sheriff's Office toward using its resources on more pressing concerns

FLORIDA: A county commissioner in northern Florida has been talking with local law enforcement officials about ways to reduce the number of marijuana arrests in the county, and he’s come up with a novel approach. As an incentive to get deputies to turn a blind eye to pot, Alachua County Commissioner Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson has proposed Read the full article…