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  1. Ron Strider

    KY: Traditions, Safety And Hemp In Store For Kentucky State Fair

    From giant pumpkins to industrial hemp and donut hamburgers, when the Kentucky State Fair opens next week eyes focus on a wide variety of topics from the traditional to things some may find controversial or even downright bizarre. But each topic is finding itself as a key aspect of an...
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    Hemp Bill Could Triple Kentucky Production

    The Kentucky Senate voted Tuesday to make modifications to the state's growing industrial hemp research program. State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said the aim is to better align Kentucky's hemp effort with federal research exemptions. Quarles said that could put Kentucky growers...
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    KY: Quarles Urges Feds To Reconsider Positions That Could Hinder Hemp Research

    Frankfort, Ky. — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles urged the federal government to reconsider positions that would impede the ability of Kentucky and other states to carry out research projects on industrial hemp. "I am concerned that some of the positions set forth in [the]...
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    Kentucky Ag Commissioner Objects To USDA Rules On Industrial Hemp

    Kentucky's Agriculture Commissioner is asking the federal government to reconsider its latest set of rules regarding industrial hemp. Last month, Ryan Quarles said he would be reviewing the U.S, Department of Agriculture's 'Statement of Principles' to see how it relates to Kentucky's own...
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    Kentucky Ag Commissioner Reviewing Federal Hemp Opinion

    A federal opinion on industrial hemp research programs may provide new opportunities in Kentucky. The report, called a Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp, released by the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration and Drug Enforcement Administration holds...