This month Maine Governor John Baldacci signed into law LD 1159, the Maine hemp farming bill. The bill establishes a licensing regime for farming industrial hemp, though the licensing is contingent upon action by the federal government.
A joint resolution was passed by Vermont urging Congress to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity.
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The 1913 Yearbook of the U.S. Department of Agriculture called hemp “the oldest cultivated fiber plant,” mentioned how the crop improves the land, and said that it yields “one of the strongest and most durable fibers of commerce.”