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Josh James / WUKY

Senator Mitch McConnell is working to pass an amendment aimed at preventing another standoff over hemp seeds.

The Drug Enforcement Administration is under mounting pressure to release the 250 pounds of hemp seed intended for pilot projects in the state.

Hemp Coming To Kentucky In May

Apr 29, 2014

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says the state's first hemp crop in decades will be planted next month.

With congressional passage of the Farm Bill likely this week, hemp could come to Kentucky as early as this year.

Farm Bill Could Give Kentucky The Go Ahead On Hemp

Jan 28, 2014

Hemp production may be on the verge of a comeback in Kentucky, where the non-potent cousin of marijuana once thrived.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state commission created by the Kentucky General Assembly held its first meeting in Frankfort  Wednesday after years of inactivity.