Under the new law, the University of Nebraska and the state’s Department of Agriculture can now legally cultivate hemp for research purposes. Given the federal government recently legalized hemp research in states that have done the same, Legislative Bill 1001 is in compliance with federal law.
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The U.S. is the world’s No. 1 importer of hemp, and hemp enthusiasts see economic opportunity in being the first ones in the nation allowed to grow it.
The bill has been embedded below.