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Texting while driving? Hemp? Property tax relief? What the 2020 Legislature did, or didn't do - East Idaho News

BOISE (Idaho Statesman)– The Idaho Legislature’s 2020 session began Jan. 7 in Boise with stated goals of property tax reform, hemp legalization and promoting and encouraging the state’s booming economy. The session ended March 20 amid a global coronavirus pandemic with lawmakers taking no major action on property tax reform or legalizing hemp and, instead, …

Idaho's rules on hemp remain hazy | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune

This editorial was published by the Idaho Press of Nampa. For a Legislature that typically touts reducing regulations and getting out of businesses’ way, the failure, thus far, to legalize hemp is perplexing. Idaho is one of three states in the nation that doesn’t allow hemp production. That needs to change this session. We urge …

Idaho lawmakers talk taxes, ballot initiatives and hemp - The Spokesman-Review

BOISE – Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Friday he’s already sent a message about making the state’s ballot initiative process tougher by vetoing a bill last year, but fellow Republican and House Speaker Scott Bedke said he’ll be surprised if new legislation isn’t introduced this year. Little, Bedke and other leaders took part Friday in …

A bill to legalize hemp in Idaho is coming back in 2020 - Idaho Press-Tribune

Before long, Ryan Shore hopes to be in Idaho talking to hemp farmers about buying some of his company’s crop. It may seem like an optimistic stance to take for the CEO of Big Sky Scientific, the cannabidiol, or CBD, company whose 6,701-pound shipment of hemp ignited a political firestorm in Idaho after being confiscated …

Kitchen Table Politics: How will the Idaho Legislature tackle hemp? - Idaho Press-Tribune

One of the big issues likely to come up in the next legislative session has to do with industrial hemp. Hemp is related to marijuana, but doesn’t contain enough of the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to get you high. Hemp also has a wide variety of industrial uses, ranging from hemp to building material, as well …

Idaho legalizes industrial hemp transportation | State/Regional | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

With its hundreds of applications from soaps to textiles, industrial hemp—grown from the plant Cannabis sativa—has proven itself as a valuable cash crop in the U.S. for the last 50 years. Though a federal Farm Bill legalized hemp in 2018, cultivating the fibrous plant and its byproducts, such as CBD oil, remains illegal in Idaho. …

Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday issued an executive order aligning Idaho law enforcement activities with federal law to allow the transport of hemp across the state, but one lawmaker says parts of the order appear to violate the U.S. Constitution. The Republican governor issued the order in the wake of a U.S. Department of …

Governor issues executive order allowing transport of hemp through Idaho - 6 On Your Side

BOISE, Idaho — Governor Brad Little has issued a temporary executive order that will allow the transportation of hemp through Idaho. In a news release, the governor says the order is meant to serve as a “stopgap measure until the Idaho Legislature enacts a more permanent solution” to conflicts between state and federal law related …