It took a lot of work by many parties, Virginia can now legally produce a crop that was mandatory to grow almost 100 years ago. Commonwealth Hemp is pleased to announce that Gov. McAuliffe signed the Industrial Hemp Production bill into law on or about Monday March 16th. The law will go into effect July 1. This … Continue Reading ››
All, The final version of the Virginia Industrial Hemp bill is posted below. This is exactly what will be sent to the Governor. Fingers crossed to a 2015 planting!
VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTERAn Act to amend and reenact §§ 3.2-801 and 54.1-3401 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of … Continue Reading ››
Virginia lawmakers are making some solid progress, especially in the governors office. Our contact in the governors office has supplied us with new details and updates with industrial hemp in Virginia. Over the last month, there have been multiple meetings between the Virginia governors office, Virginia Farm Bureau, Virginia Tech, Virginia State College and others to … Continue Reading ››
Virginia industrial hemp is finally moving forward! While a slow process, hopes for industrial hemp in Virginia are getting some with Virginia lawmakers. We followed up with Sen. Deeds multiple times over the last few months with little word. At last, we have received word from his office that something is in the works. We don't … Continue Reading ››
Industrial Hemp FactsIndustrial hemp is a variety of Cannabis sativa and is of the same plant species as marijuana. However, hemp is genetically different and distinguished by its use and chemical makeup. Industrial hemp refers to cannabis varieties that are primarily grown as an agricultural crop. Hemp plants are low in THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol, marijuana's … Continue Reading ››