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Industrial Hemp Kentucky

Feds Release Hemp Seeds To Kentucky Officials

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tiny hemp seeds that produced a drawn-out legal fight were freed from confinement and delivered Friday to Kentucky's Agricultu...

Ryan Grim

Kentucky Sues DEA To Free Its Impounded Hemp Seeds [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Kentucky on Wednesday sued the federal government for return of agricultural hemp seeds seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration after the agency...

Ryan Grim

DEA Seizes Kentucky's Hemp Seeds Despite Congressional Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

The Drug Enforcement Administration has seized a batch of seeds that were intended to be part of the launch of Kentucky's legal hemp industry followin...

Kentucky Moves Forward On Legal Hemp

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers in the Kentucky House beat the clock on Tuesday, approving a bill as the legislative session expired that would establish a framework for a ...

Nick Wing

Hemp Legalization Bill Given Death Sentence After Early Approval

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

A bill that would provide the fabric for a legal hemp industry in Kentucky is set to die in the state House, the chamber's top lawmaker declared Monda...

State Hemp Legalization Bill Hits Major Snag

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

A Kentucky bill to take preliminary steps toward establishing a legal hemp industry appeared to fizzle in the state House on Wednesday, weeks after re...

Kentucky Governor Pours Cold Water On Hemp Legalization Push

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) on Tuesday added his name to a list of skeptics unwilling to support a state push to plant the seeds for a potential l...

Promising Signs For Industrial Hemp Push

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers in the Kentucky state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved and sent to the state House a measure to lay the groundwork for the creatio...

Rand Paul Dons 'Hemp Shirt,' Testifies In Favor Of Successful Hemp Effort

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

Kentucky's state Senate Agriculture Committee voted unanimously on Monday to approve legislation that could pave the way for the creation of a legal h...

Mitch McConnell Comes Out In Support Of Industrialized Hemp

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday came out in support of developing industrial hemp in Kentucky, becoming the most powerful v...