Kansas needs new laws on hemp

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Opinion

August 29, 2019 - 10:30 AM

If the law is incomprehensible, how can you possibly follow it? And how can a moral society punish you for not doing so?

Yet that’s the cruel vise putting a frightening squeeze on retailers Annie Martin and her fiancé Sean Lefler who, along with an employee, face possible prison time and felony records for allegedly violating hemp-selling laws that few can comprehend.

In fact, the laws surrounding hemp are so tangled that the two owners of Free State Collective CBD store in Lawrence couldn’t get much guidance from the various state agencies they called ahead of time as part of their due diligence.

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