How a pair of Kentucky pols are about to legalize hemp

8/4/18–Rep. James Comer, a farmer from Kentucky and former Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has backed the legalization of hemp since 2013, are leading efforts to remove hemp from the government’s list of most addictive drugs, known as Schedule 1 controlled substances as part of the pending farm bill. The so-called “descheduling” of hemp just might be the most controversial aspect of the massive spending bill. Read