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Staying alive

Posted on February 28, 2005

Variety of ag-related bills still working their way through North Dakota Legislature

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Fargo, North Dakota — Here is a list of other ag-related bills and actions from the session so far, with chief sponsors:

HB1492: Hemp seed repository. (Rep. David Monson, R-Osnabrock; Sen. Erbele) Passed House (87-3). Senate committee hearing February 24. Specifies that NDSU researchers can conduct baseline research “including production and processing in conjunction with the research centers of the state.” It says the center may collect “feral hemp seed stock and develop appropriate adapted strains of industrial hemp which contain less than 3/10 of one percent of tetrahydrocannabinol in the dried flowering tops.”

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