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6:38 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Industrial Hemp Bill to be Filed in Ky. General Assembly

Industrial hemp - photo courtesy flickr user LouisaHennessy

LEXINGTON, Ky. - State Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says a bill to allow the growth of industrial hemp will soon be filed in the Kentucky General Assembly.

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7:48 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Hemp Commission Convenes, Has Legislative Goals

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer (center) chairs the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission

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

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Local/Regional News
4:01 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Hemp Commission Revived

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says he is restarting the long-dormant Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission.

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Local/Regional News
9:34 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Paul, Comer Push For Industrial Hemp In Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer pushed Thursday for industrial hemp production in Kentucky, announcing the reformation of a long idle commission that will press to lift federal restrictions on the plant that once was a major cash crop.

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