March 4, 2015

Mitch McConnell Wants Hemp in a Field Near You

Sen. Mitch McConnell is a friend of the farmer. The six-term Kentucky Republican proudly touts his agricultural achievements, including his two Golden Plow Awards from the American Farm Bureau. Now the newly minted majority leader is set to take on a new battle for farmers that pits him against some strongly held views among his fellow conservatives: legalizing large-scale production of industrial hemp.

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