(3/10/17) Senate President Pro Tempore David Givens Week in Review

Senate President Pro Tempore David GivensWeek in Review A flurry of activity stemming from committee meetings and the passage of bills marked a short but intense Week 6 of the Kentucky General Assembly. Although the Senate was only in session from Monday to Wednesday of this week, committee meetings still met during the later part …

Hemp Freedom Act Kentucky

In 2013, SB50 became law, which authorized industrial hemp farming and production provided that Federal law authorized the same. As is being introduced in other states, a simple amendment to that legislation to remove such federal approval – will authorize hemp farming and production on a state level! The Hemp Freedom Act would authorize farming, …

Hemp vs. marijuana: Deciphering the differences is full of complexities

Published: February 9, 2013 By Janet Patton — [email protected]   The nightmare hemp scenario for Kentucky State Police apparently is a field legally licensed to grow hemp for grain with illegally planted marijuana mingled in. Unlike hemp grown for fiber (when the plants are inches apart to promote tall stalk growth), the hemp grown for …

RE: SB50 Please call the Kentucky Legislative Message Line at 1-800-372-7181 to leave messages for your elected officials

Please Call Your State Legislators Tomorrow in Support of SB 50 Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo Dear Sheree, Tonight: Just a reminder that Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and former Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller will be appearing on Kentucky Tonight this evening starting at 8:00 pm EST. They will be discussing the Senate industrial hemp …