Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force Holds Public Meeting

Yet another holdout state in the USA is perhaps moving closer to establishing a hemp industry (albeit very, very cautiously) – Mississippi.

By the end of last year, only a handful of U.S. states were yet to enact industrial hemp legislation – Idaho, South Dakota, Iowa, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Ohio, New Hampshire and Mississippi. This year has seen most of those states edging towards legalising hemp and last week it was announced Mississippi was also taking another tentative step.

The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force met at Mississippi State Capitol today. The topics covered in the public meeting included regulation and cultivation, University of Mississippi’s Cannabis Research Program*, law enforcement and other issues.

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