The report goes on to say

The bipartisan vote was 11-2.

Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee Chairman Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, the bill sponsor, tells Missourinet he’s optimistic it will pass.

“I think it would be a new agricultural product that Missouri can raise and one that they used to raise here in Missouri

Click below ( scroll to bottom of page to hear  his thoughts) to listen to the full interview between Missourinet’s Brian Hauswirth and Missouri Senate Ag Committee Chairman Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, which was recorded on April 10, 2018 at the Statehouse in Jefferson City:

Full Report here….. https://www.missourinet.com/2018/04/11/missouri-senate-ag-committee-chair-optimistic-about-industrial-hemp-bill-audio/