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S. 2667 (115th): Hemp Farming Act of 2018

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About the bill

Marijuana remains illegal on a federal level, but should America legalize a non-drug variant with agricultural and industrial uses? Mitch McConnell thinks so despite his strong opposition to legalizing marijuana.

Context

Hemp is a substance made from the same cannabis plant as marijuana, except it can’t get you high. Instead, it’s used to make items including cardboard, carpets, clothes, lotion, paper, rope, and soap.The drug part of marijuana comes from the buds or the leaves, while hemp comes from the stalks or seeds.

Nonetheless, hemp is currently ...

Sponsor and status

Mitch McConnell

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2018
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Apr 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2018. (compare text)
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History

Apr 12, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 16, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 2667 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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