Annapolis, MD: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has signed legislation into law expanding the state's hemp production program.
House Bill 698 expands the state's existing pilot program to explicitly permit for the distribution, marketing, and sale of hemp - both in state and out of state. Lawmakers had overwhelmingly passed the bill by a vote of 182 to 1.
For more information, contact Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director, at (202) 483-5500.