Houses passes bill allowing individuals to grow hemp
|Houses passes bill allowing individuals to grow hemp||Darrell Miller||04/01/17|
April 01, 2017 06:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Houses passes bill allowing individuals to grow hemp
Under a new bill in West Virginia, licensed individuals may be able to begin growing hemp. This bill would expand the list of growers by accepting those who have passed the application process. Currently only the Department of Agriculture and colleges/universities are allowed to grow. There is a misconception that hemp and marijuana are the same things. Hemp is a different type of cannabis with a lower THC level. Hemp is much more of an industrial product than it is a drug and, therefore, has been misclassified. This would offer an expansion for industry in West Virginia.
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