IL Hemp Bill Passes Committee

Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)–March 28, 2011.  The Illinois Industrial Hemp Act passed a House Agriculture and Conservation Committee  by a vote of 11-2.  The bill would allow farmers in Illinois to grow hemp once again and would define hemp as being varieties of the cannabis genus whose THC content is below 0.3%

The bill will now await a floor vote by the Illinois House of Representatives.  

To read the full text of the bill go to this link or go to the Illinois General Assembly website, http://www.ilga.gov and search for HB 1383.

Source: illinoisnormal.org