Kansas Hemp Business & Legal News

Kansas governor expands hemp production

Kansas is taking steps toward allowing more farmers to grow hemp for commercial use under a measure Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law Monday. The law takes effect later this month and replaces a state program for researching hemp with a program that allows commercial production. Lawmakers authorized the research program last year after the […]

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Hemp boom: States report dramatic licensing increases for 2019

Hemp production is about to shift into overdrive in states where growers have been licensed to get started with the 2019 planting season. There is a dramatic increase in interest among new farmers looking to capitalize on hemp in states that have been growing the crop under pilot programs. Here’s an early look at 2019 […]

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Kansas governor signs hemp legalization law, but production months away

Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed Kansas into the modern hemp industry, but production won’t begin until 2019 while the state decides how to issue hemp licenses and how much to charge for them. Colver’s signature Friday makes Kansas at least the 36th state to allow hemp cultivation. Alaska’s governor enacted a hemp law two weeks […]

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