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New Jersey Passes Statewide Program for the Cultivation, Handling, Processing, Transport, and sale of Hemp and Hemp products

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Trenton NJ, Legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Steve Oroho, Senator Jim Beach and Senator Bob Andrzejczak that will create a statewide program for the cultivation, handling, processing, transport, and sale of hemp and hemp products in New Jersey was signed into law today.

“The hemp industry offers an expanding market for farmers to grow their crops and for processors to produce new hemp products,” said Senator Sweeney (D- Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland). “New Jersey’s agriculture industry has the capacity and ability to capitalize on new opportunities for hemp products that will create jobs and expand economic opportunities.

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