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The Michigan Department of Agriculture has a page that explains their hemp program and provides a form to register a site for hemp research under Sec. 7606 of the Farm Bill at Michigan Department of Agriculture Hemp Program Page.
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Michigan Hemp Legislation
Agriculture; other; industrial hemp; authorize research. Introduced by Representative Kevin Daley on 3/27/2014. Referred to Committee on Agriculture on 3/27/2014. Passed House on 5/22/14.
Passed unanimously in Senate Agriculture Committee on 12/3/14. Referred to the Senate as a whole on 12/9/14.
Signed by Governor Snyder on 1/15/2015
Download the text of HB 5439 as Introduced here (PDF file 40k).
Controlled substances; marihuana; definition of "marihuana"; revise to exclude industrial hemp grown or cultivated for research. Introduced by Representative Peter Pettalia on 3/27/2014.
Status: Signed by Governor Snyder on 1/15/2015
Download the text of HB 5440 as Introduced here (PDF file 28k).
Agriculture; products; regulations and oversight for growing and processing industrial hemp; establish. Introduced by Representative LaMar Lemmons on 9/22/2010. Referred to Committee on Agriculture on 9/22/2010.
Download the text of HB 6480 as Introduced here (PDF file 40k).
Agriculture; products; committee to study the uses of industrial hemp; create. Introduced by Representative LaMar Lemmons on 9/22/10. Referred to Committee on Agriculture on 9/22/10.
Download the text of HB 6479 as Introduced here (PDF file 28k).
A resolution to memorialize Congress and the administration to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity and to take certain steps to remove barriers in order to encourage the commercial production of this crop. Introduced by Representative LaMar Lemmons on 7/28/10. Referred to Committee on Commerce on 7/28/10.
Download the text of HR 314 as Introduced here (PDF file 20k).
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