H.R. 525: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 26, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 26, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Thomas Massie

Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 would amend the Controlled Substances Act to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances. Industrial hemp is produced from the same plant as marijuana, Cannabis sativa L., but is commonly used in clothing, foods, and a variety of other products. Currently industrial hemp is regulated as a form of marijuana. The ...

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History

Jan 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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