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Wyden Has a Lot to Say About Hemp: Floor Speech of the Week

By Bian Elkhatib

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Sen. Ron Wyden’s homage to National Hemp History Week on the Senate floor debuts Roll Call’s weekly look at the random, quirky (dare we say, fun?) floor speeches that stand out among the many hours logged by lawmakers holding the chamber floors. The Oregon Democrat argued in a Wednesday afternoon appearance that American farmers should be able to grow the crop, because hemp products are allowed to be sold in the U.S. Check it out …

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