U.S. Justice Department http://wkms.org en Lawsuit over Hemp Seeds Heard Today http://wkms.org/post/lawsuit-over-hemp-seeds-heard-today <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky’s Agriculture Commissioner says he’s looking forward to a court hearing today&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">over his department’s lawsuit against the federal government. James Comer sued three government agencies—including the U.S. Justice Department—over a 250 pound shipment of hemp seeds being held by federal customs officials in Louisville.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 11:25:39 +0000 Kevin Willis (KPR) 40606 at http://wkms.org Lawsuit over Hemp Seeds Heard Today Rand Paul, James Comer to Notify Justice Department That Hemp Permits May Start in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-james-comer-notify-justice-department-hemp-permits-may-start-kentucky <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="James Comer" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201208/18725920.jpeg" alt="" /><p>Sen. Rand Paul and Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer are playing a game of chicken with the federal government over the growing of industrial hemp in the state.<p>Encouraged by the state’s Industrial Hemp Commission, Comer and Paul plan to draft a letter to U.S. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:19:56 +0000 editor 34852 at http://wkms.org Rand Paul, James Comer to Notify Justice Department That Hemp Permits May Start in Kentucky