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Tennessee Senate Approves Two Bills To Reclassify, Regulate Industrial Hemp
NASHVILLE, TN – On Wednesday, the Tennessee Senate passed both Senate Bill 2495 and House Bill 2445 in order to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. The measure is now on its way to the desk of Governor Bill Haslam for his signature in order for the measures to officially become law. Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Joint Legislation To Regulate Hemp Senate Bill 2495 and House Bill 2445 were both passed unanimously in the Tennessee Senate this Wednesday, and now await the signature from Governor Bill Haslam. The measures will …
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Tennessee Legislator Files New Medical Marijuana Initiative
NASHVILLE, TN — Rep. Sherry Jones (D-Nashville) has filed an initiative to allow limited access to medical cannabis in the State of Tennessee. As written, House Bill 1385 – the Koozer-Kuhn Medical Cannabis Act – would call for the state to establish a regulatory system similar to states with medical marijuana already on the books. The bill is named in honor of two Tennessee natives, according to Chris Lindsey, Legislative Analyst for the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). Piper Koozer is a child from Tennessee who suffers …