Merry Jane: Senate Committee Approves $500,000 in Funding for National Database of Hemp Genetics

Merry Jane: Senate Committee Approves $500,000 in Funding for National Database of Hemp Genetics. “If a handful of U.S. Senators have their way, a treasure trove of cannabis seeds could soon be on its way to the federal government. According to a report from cannabis advocate and Forbes contributor Tom Angell, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted late last week to advance a funding plan for a national database of hemp genetics, hoping to house a stockpile of the controversial plant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Plant Genetics Research Unit in Columbia, Missouri.”

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