Gatewood Gailbraith http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Hemp Commission Meets Today for First Time in a Decade http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-hemp-commission-meets-today-first-time-decade <p>For the first time in a decade, Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission will meet Wednesday.</p><p>The commission <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/long-dormant-kentucky-hemp-commission-will-be-revived">has been revived under Agriculture Commissioner James Comer</a>, with support from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Bowling Green.</p><p>They argue that industrial hemp can create jobs for Kentucky farmers, many of whom have not recovered since the tobacco buyouts years ago.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 2493 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Hemp Commission Meets Today for First Time in a Decade