Farm Bill Seeds Ground for U.S. Hemp Production

The bipartisan farm bill that is waiting for the president’s signature will allow U.S. farmers to legally grow, cultivate and sell hemp, lifting decades-old legal restrictions.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (left) inspects a piece of hemp taken from a bale of hemp at a processing plant in Louisville, Ky. on July 5.
AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner

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