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January 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Hemp would be a boon to Kentucky agriculture, lawmakers say

FRANKFORT — Kentucky farmers could be on the forefront of agriculture again with an age-old crop: hemp. With the support of Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, Kentucky legislators on Thursday filed a bill to put Comer at the head of the long-dormant Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission and renew a push to bring the crop back.

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