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All Americans should be able to grow and benefit from hemp!

“One of many needed fixes to the Farm Bill”
-Jason Lauve

From FarmBillFix.com

Senator McConnell’s Hemp Amendment proposed as part of the Senate Farm Bill is an important piece of legislation to support. But a recent change to the Hemp Amendment has created great concern in the US hemp industry: the change excludes Americans convicted of felonies involving controlled substances from legally cultivating and processing hemp.

This change will have a discriminatory impact on Black, Native, and Latino/Hispanic Americans, the groups most targeted in the failed war on drugs. It will also exclude some pioneers of the industrial hemp movement from the very sector they helped to now legalize. Read more about this herehere, and here.

As members of the cannabis industry (MJ and hemp) we cannot support this restriction or the discrimination that it will cause.

All Farm Bill Conference Committee members must be made aware that this measure is unacceptable and needs to be removed from the finial 2018 Farm Bill.

Time is of the essence. Contact the Farm Bill Conference Committee Members now using the links HERE and listed below.
And contact them again, again, and again!

2018 Farm Bill Committee Members

Easy links for easy access!

Bruce Westerman

(R) AR

Raul Grijalva

(D) AZ

Tom O’Halleran

(D) AZ

Jim Costa

(D) CA

Ed Royce

(R) CA

Rick Crawford

(R) GA

David Scott

(D) GA

Cheri Bustos

(D) IL

Rodney Davis

(R) IL

Jim Shimkus

(R) IL

Roger Marshall

(R) KS

James Comer

(R) KY

Vicky Hartzler

(R) MO

 Collin Peterson

(D) MN

Jim McGovern

(D) MA

David Rouzer

(R) NC

Michelle Lujan Grisham

(D) NM

Eliot Engel

(D) NY

Mark Walker

(R) NC

Paul Tonko

(D) NY

Marcia Fudge

(D) OH

Bob Gibbs

(R) OH

Steve Chabot

(R) OH

Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson

(R) PA

Mike Conaway

(R) TX

Jodey Arrington

(R) TX

Jeb Hensarling

(R) TX

Eddie Bernice Johnson

(D) TX

Rob Bishop

(R) UT

Sean Duffy

(R) WI

Bob Goodlatte

(R) VA

 

Stacey Plaskett

(D)

Virgin Islands

John Boozman

(R)

AR

Email:

skylar_sowder@boozman.senate.gov

Phone:

202-224-4843

Twitter:

@JohnBoozman

Facebook:

@JohnBozzman

Sherrod Brown

(D)

OH

Email:

NA

Phone:

202-224-4843

Twitter:

@SenSherrodBrown

Facebook:

@SenatorSherrodBrown

Joni Ernst

(R)

IA

Email:

michael_dolch@ernst.senate.gov

Phone:

(202) 224-3254

Twitter:

@SenJoniErnst

Facebook:

@SenJoinErnst

Heidi Heitkamp

(D)

ND

Email:

jared_henderson@heitkamp.senate.gov

Phone:

(202) 224-2043

Twitter:

@SenatorHeitkamp

Facebook:

@HeidiforNorthDakota

John Hoeven

(R)

ND

Email:

ty_kennedy@hoeven.senate.gov

Phone:

202-224-2551

Twitter:

@SenJohnHoeven

Facebook:

@SenatorJohnHoeven

Patrick Leahy

(D)

VT

Email:

Adrienne_wojciechowski@leahy.senate.gov

Phone:

(202) 224-4242

Twitter:

@SenJohnHoeven

Facebook:

@SenatorPatrickLeahy

Mitch McConnell

(R)

KY

Email:

NA

Phone:

(202) 224-2541

Twitter:

@Team_Mitch

Facebook:

@McConnellForSenate

Pat Roberts

(R)

KS

Email:

will_stafford@roberts.senate.gov

Phone:

202-224-4774

Twitter:

@SenPatRoberts

Facebook:

@SenPatRoberts

Debbie Stabenow

(D)

MI

Email:

NA

Phone:

202-224-4882

Twitter:

@SenStabenow

Facebook:

@stabenow

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