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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 19 - 12 E- 2 §19-12E-2. Purpose.
The Legislature finds that the development and use of industrial hemp can serve to improve the state's economy and agricultural vitality and that the production of industrial hemp can be regulated so as not to interfere with the strict regulation of controlled substances in this state. The purpose of the industrial hemp development act is to promote the economy and agriculture by permitting the development of a regulated industrial hemp industry while maintaining strict control of marijuana.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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