Marijuana Moment reports…

A powerful U.S. Senate panel is directing agriculture authorities to begin building up the nation’s stockpile of cannabis genetics, and they’re setting aside half a million dollars to support the work.

Specifically, the Senate Appropriations Committee wants the federal Agricultural Research Service to spend $500,000 to maintain an industrial hemp seed bank.

Forbes has a more detailed report at

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomangell/2018/05/28/senators-approve-funds-for-feds-to-restore-cannabis-genetics/