Ben Swann Reality Check: Should the Federal Ban on Hemp Production Be Lifted?

Posted by on February 6, 2013 in Farming, Policies with 1 Comment

“I am convinced that allowing hemp production will be a positive development for Kentucky’s farm families and economy.” Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnel

Could a federal ban on hemp production soon be lifted?  Mitch McConnel, one of Americas most powerful Senators, is now backing that idea and throwing his support behind a bill that could mean an economic boom for Kentucky.

So what exactly is hemp and why was it been banned in the United States in the first place? Ben Swann has the Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else.


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  1.' Diego Garcia says:

    Nice…but the reality of why it is banned is more about economic control, than it just looks like pot plants. Go read…the history going back to pre world war II. The Hearst Family, big oil, the cotton industry, the paper industry…Yeah Hemp would put them all out of business, because Hemp is better at what all the others do. This webpage is a general overview…

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