Hemp power-players lobby Congress to shift mind-set, legalize crop - Cannabis News

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The U.S. Hemp Roundtable, an alliance of national trade groups and businesses, seeks to hammer home message that industrial hemp should be an agricultural commodity, not a controlled substance.

American hemp is flush with grassroots organizations working to ensure the industry rises to prominence.

Now it has a “grass-tops” organization working to ensure that hemp’s fledgling federal protections gain permanence.

The U.S. Hemp Roundtable, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, launched earlier this year with the backing of high-profile national hemp industry trade groups and a diverse slate of businesses. 

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Alicia Wallace ~ TheCannabist.co