The proposal allows the state to create a pilot program, as approved by a 2014 federal farm bill, so a limited number of S.C. farmers could grow, process and sell hemp.

The bill also allows a college, such as Clemson University, and the S.C. Department of Agriculture to conduct research on any potential benefits for the state in growing and processing hemp.

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