South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program

By Margaret Jackson South Carolina is gearing up to become the latest state to allow hemp cultivation, a move that’s expected to create opportunities for farmers, makers of hemp-based products and ancillary companies offering goods and services to those growing and processing the plant. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is drafting the application and regulations governing farmers who want to grow and sell hemp under a pilot program aimed at developing new markets for the plant. The program stems from a bill signed into law in May, with the new rules set to take effect ... South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs