A new hemp market was legalized last week, in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Senate Bill 691 into law last Monday, which simply removes any criminal penalties for growing industrial hemp or for making any products from it, a local NBC affiliate reported.
Virginia is just the latest state to get on board with the hemp movement, as many others with suffering agricultural economies have looked to hemp as a possible savior, including Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington State.
The Virginia law goes into effect July 1, and
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