November 9, 2017 - Hemp, Politics
Wisconsin Assembly passes hemp bill, sends to Gov. Walker
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After passing the State Senate Tuesday Nov. 7 in a 33-0 vote and a Wednesday hearing in the Assembly Agriculture committee, Wisconsin’s bipartisan hemp bill SB119/AB183 moved directly to a floor vote in the Assembly Thursday evening. The Assembly passed the bill in a...
November 4, 2017 - Hemp, Politics
Wisconsin Senate schedules Hemp Bill floor vote for Nov. 7
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It has been 60 years since Wisconsin farmers legally grew hemp, but it looks like that may change soon as hemp legislation takes another big step forward. Wisconsin Senate Bill 119, the bipartisan-sponsored GOP-authored industrial hemp bill has been scheduled for a vote by...
October 12, 2017 - Rep. Kremer and Sen. Testin at Press Conference before Hearing on Hemp Bill. (Cannabadger.com)
The Wisconsin Senate Committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism will hold an executive session on Senate Bill 119 on October 18, 2017 at 10:30am in Room 400 Southeast at the Capitol.
The vote on Senate Bill 119, relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, comes after a historic public...
October 10, 2017 - MADISON: Industrial Hemp was the focus Tuesday at the Wisconsin Capitol with a press conference and public hearing on SB119, the Farm Freedom Act.
In addition to SB119 Farm Freedom Act sponsors Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) and Sen. Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point), the press conference, held in the Assembly Parlor prior to the hearing, featured a number of hemp experts. Those speaking included...
October 9, 2017 - Breaking News, Hemp
Wisconsin Eye to broadcast Oct. 10 Hemp bill press conference and hearing live
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(Updated 10/09/2017 4:47:49 PM) Both a pre-hearing press conference from Hemp Bill sponsors Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) and Sen. Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) and the public hearing itself are scheduled to be broadcast Live on WisconsinEye on...
October 8, 2017 - Breaking News, Hemp
Three amendments offered on bipartisan hemp bill by Rep. Considine
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Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) (Cannabadger.com)
With the Oct. 10 public hearing looming, Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) offered 3 amendments to the Republican-sponsored bipartisan industrial hemp bill AB183/SB119 on October 6, 2017. The first regards DOJ...
September 29, 2017 - Senate Hearing Oct. 10 on GOP-sponsored bipartisan hemp bill SB119
The Wisconsin Senate’s Committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism is holding a public hearing on the bipartisan GOP-sponsored hemp bill SB119 on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:02 AM in 411 South at the Capitol.
The committee is chaired by Sen. Terry Moulton (R-Chippewa Falls) and has 9 members, 5 Republicans and 4...