State in India Legalizes Hemp Cultivation

In yet another sign that the cannabis reform movement is not just confined to the United States, the state of Uttarakhand in northern India has announced that it will allow local farmers to begin growing hemp, as long as they only sell it to the government for industrial purposes.

That means it won’t be anywhere close to the medicinal uses of cannabis in the U.S. or Canada, and regular marijuana is still prohibited. The farmers also must regulate their hemp so the THC content is only between 0.3% and 1.5%, according to the International Business Times.

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