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Kentucky Hempsters host Victory for Hemp celebration

“Victory for Hemp” at Rock House Brewing in Lexington featured live music, hemp vendors, food and hemp brews

On Saturday, January 12th, Kentucky Hempsters hosted “Victory for Hemp” to celebrate the end of federal hemp prohibition at Rock House Brewing in Lexington, Kentucky. Guests enjoyed live music, hemp vendors, raffles, food, and Rock House brews including Uncle John’s Hemp Brown Ale made with Kentucky hemp seeds.

Hemp was made federally legal with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in December. A provision, secured in the bill by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), removed hemp from the list of controlled substances and legalized commercial production nationwide. 

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“This is a monumental victory for the American hemp industry,” said Kentucky Hempsters Co-founder, Alyssa Erickson. “We had a blast celebrating this significant milestone with hemp supporters, advocates, and industry leaders."


Photos from Victory Hemp Event

Victory for Hemp took place from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM in the Rock House Brewing warehouse located a 119 Luigart Ave. The event was free and open to all, thanks to the support of generous sponsors at Kentucky Hemp Works, GenCanna, EverCure CBD, Sunstrand and CBD Wellness of Kentucky.

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