Kentucky linebacker Jason Hatcher was arrested early Monday morning on three separate charges, the most serious of which appears to be marijuana trafficking.
Of all the freedom-crushing laws and regulations issued from Washington, one of the most ridiculous is the decades-long federal ban on industrial hemp.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul hinted in an interview Friday that he smoked marijuana in his youth, adding that voters should not confuse his push for reduced criminal penalties for drug offenses as an endorsement of drug use.
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year.
In industrial hemp, the state of Rand Paul and Wendell Berry sees a solution to its post-agrarian ills
One of the first legal hemp crops in the state under a new federal law will be harvested Thursday morning at the University of Kentucky's Spindletop Research Farm near the Kentucky Horse Park.
The crop's reintroduction was delayed in the spring when imported hemp seeds were detained by U.S. customs officials.
It's a done deal. A UPS truck delivered more than 250 pounds of hemp seed to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture this afternoon.
Kentucky agricultural officials told the Associated Press Thursday evening that the DEA had approved a permit allowing the state to import a 250-lb. shipment of hemp seed to be used for research purposes.