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Virginia official signals state plans to boost hemp program

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By Kristen Nichols

Virginia is looking to boost its small hemp program next year to compete with larger producers of the plant such as North Carolina and Kentucky.

Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Basil I. Gooden wrote in an op-ed in The Roanoke Times that hemp’s potential in Virginia is “tremendous,” and he indicated that changes are coming to help Virginia realize that potential.

“I am working with Virginia stakeholders to move our industry ahead in allowing the production and processing of industrial hemp products,” Gooden wrote.

Gooden said that Virginia would soon update its 2015 hemp law to add a

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