'Wisconsin just quietly passed a bill that will allow farmers in the state to grow industrial hemp which will inevitably lead to economic growth and a hemp revolution.
On April 2, 2009, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2009 was introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Ron Paul. This logical bill’s only purpose was to remove industrial hemp—which cannot get you high—from the Controlled Substances Act so its myriad of uses could be realized by farmers on a national level. Because the government holds the interests of its corporate overlords, who need cannabis and hemp to remain illegal, over the interests of the people, this rational bill was shelved and hemp ridiculously remains a controlled substance today.
Luckily, however, despite the federal government’s obstinate and violent views toward this amazing plant, states are asserting their rights and disobeying. The most recent state to tell the feds to kick rocks is Wisconsin.
On Thursday, with absolutely no press release, Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed a bill that allows Wisconsin farmers to grow industrial hemp.
The bill passed the Wisconsin legislature unanimously highlighting how ridiculous the fed’s ban on this plant is. As WMTV reported, the measure’s sponsor, Republican Rep. Jesse Kremer, tweeted Thursday that the bill will make Wisconsin a leader in hemp production. His tweet included the hashtag “AmericasHempland.”'
Read more: Wisconsin Just Quietly Disobeyed The Feds To Legalize Hemp Farming Again
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