The legislation now goes to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature.
- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman signs hemp bill into law
- Colorado Department of Agriculture Approves 21 Hemp Applications
- Indiana Legislature Approves Hemp Legalization
The measures reclassify cannabis possessing less than 0.3 percent THC as an industrial crop rather than a controlled substance. The legislation calls on the state Department of Agriculture to develop rules and regulations governing the licensed production of industrial hemp by Tennessee farmers. Regulators have up to 120 days following the bill’s passage to enact these licensing guidelines.
The measure has been embedded below.