State lawmakers advance plan to allow hemp farmers to grow marijuana

Some social equity groups are fighting the idea, but to address their concerns, hemp farmers say they would cap how much cannabis they could grow.

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2023, 3:01 AM

Updated 413 days ago

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Lawmakers are moving ahead on a controversial plan to let hemp farmers grow marijuana.
A key legislative committee advanced the bill Tuesday.
Some social equity groups are fighting the idea, but to address their concerns, hemp farmers say they would cap how much cannabis they could grow.


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