About the bill
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 bill would define industrial hemp based on insignificant levels of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana. It would exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana. There was ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jan 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 6, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 525 (113th).
Jan 26, 2015
H.R. 525 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 525 — 114th Congress: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr525
“H.R. 525 — 114th Congress: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. January 18, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr525>
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