MJ bill could restrict hemp in Washington

Hemp Industry News

A Washington State Senate Bill addressing the marijuana industry would also set penalties for cultivating or processing hemp without a license. A section added late to the bill directs the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) to tightly control hemp farming. The Senate Bill would introduce a licensing requirement that was not in a recently passed state measure, House Bill 2064, which made it legal to grow hemp in Washington. Full report from Capital Press.