We are on the books to have a sit down meeting with Virginia Sen. Deeds who's district covers Nelson County. The meeting is set for late May. In preparation, we are organizing a presentation to discuss the challenges of launching a pilot program in Virginia. Less focus on legalizing industrial hemp as Virginia has already passed … Continue Reading ››
We received and email back from Sen Janet Howell of the norther Virginia district containing Arlington county. Again overwhelming support for legalization of industrial hemp farming in Virginia. "Over the years I have supported numerous efforts to legalize industrial hemp farming. I will continue to support those efforts."..."Be assured that I will vote for legislation to … Continue Reading ››
3/15/2014 - We had a preliminary call with the Virginia Department of Agriculture discussing the industrial hemp pilot programs. Overall, support from the Virginia Department of Agricultural was extremely positive and they showed support for pilot programs. Sadly, they can not begin planning the pilot programs until legislation is passed.