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Kentucky’s battle over hemp seeds raises alarms in isles

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 15, 2014

~~<p class="p1">A Hawaii lawmaker hopes U.S. Customs won't stop the shipment of hemp seeds from China that will launch a research project in Hawaii after a hold was put on seeds headed to Kentucky this week.&nbsp;</p>
<p class="p1">Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law last month that authorizes a two-year industrial hemp research project led by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.&nbsp;</p>
~~

A Hawaii lawmaker hopes U.S. Customs won't stop the shipment of hemp seeds from China that will launch a research project in Hawaii after a hold was put on seeds headed to Kentucky this week. 

Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law last month that authorizes a two-year industrial hemp research project led by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.  Login for more...



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