FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp.
The Kentucky Republican on Monday previewed legislation seeking to free the plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop.
Hemp marijuanas non-intoxicating cousin would be removed from the controlled substances list under the bill hes offering, McConnell said. The result would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity.
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