A South Dakota politician who opposes hemp cultivation is taking her argument national just as federal agriculture authorities are anticipated to release national production guidelines.
Noem vetoed a hemp-cultivation bill earlier this year and has lengthy argued against the crop’s legalization, saying it is a move toward legalizing marijuana.
The Farm Bill provides states the ideal to ban hemp cultivation if they want. But at least 47 states have authorized cultivation, either in restricted testing applications or by permitting industrial cultivation.
Only Idaho, Mississippi and South Dakota enable no types of hemp cultivation or experimentation. Numerous much more states have authorized hemp production but not till following the USDA sets national guidelines for increasing it.
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