Some local organizations are celebrating the passage of House Bill 1325.
Multiple hemp production companies were at Whiskeyta to let loose after what they call a “big win.” Part owner of Wichita Falls Industrial Hemp Development Company LLC Brian Farris said this is a big win for hemp companies across the state.
“I call this the real green deal because we are using a plant to take the carbon out of the atmosphere and we are able to use the carbon for carbon fiber to create things that are going to be great for society,” Farris said.
A little more than two weeks ago industrial hemp was removed from the schedule five drug testing list. That came after the efforts of many hemp advocates at the state capitol in Austin, Texas.