Sens. McConnell and Paul Co-sponsor Industrial Hemp Legislation Rand Paul | United States Senator
Inroads also being made in the state of Kentucky: Industrial hemp bill passes state Senate - seattlepi.com"The Industrial Hemp Farming Act paves the way to creating jobs for Kentucky," Sen. Paul said. "Allowing American farmers to cultivate industrial hemp and benefit from its many uses will boost our state's economy and bring much-needed jobs in the agriculture community. Today's State Senate victory, coupled with the efforts Sen. McConnell and I are making here in Washington increase my confidence that they will soon payoff, to the benefit of Kentuckians."
"I am proud to introduce legislation with my friend Rand Paul that will allow Kentucky farmers to harness the economic potential that industrial hemp can provide," Sen. McConnell said. "During these tough economic times, this legislation has the potential to create jobs and provide a boost to Kentucky's economy and to our farmers and their families."
*Please do not place in the War on Drugs forum. One of the many misconceptions is that hemp is a drug, and it is in fact not.