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Wed October 9, 2013
The Commonwealth

Canada Fire Considers Kentucky for a Hemp Plant

Credit kentucky.com

Kentucky is in the running to land a hemp processing plant being considered by a Canadian company. The CEO of Hemp Oil Canada says Kentucky has hemp-growing heritage but questions about the plant's legality have to be resolved.

Lawmakers passed a bill this year to allow the crop to be reintroduced, but only if the federal government lifts its ban.