Lawmakers Push To Remove Ban On Growing Hemp
However, representative Sonny Borrelli says the ban makes no sense, especially since the
“I’m going to have to wait for however long it’s going to take the lab to analyze that to tell me under this new definition is it hemp or is it a criminal possession of a controlled substance,” Meyer said.
Department of Public Safety lobbyist Katy Proctor says right now it’s easy to analyze pot samples sent to the DPS. Yet the new definition will turn a 10-minute procedure into two hours. Nine other states already have laws that promote the growth of hemp.