The Hemp Revitalization Act of 2009Edit
U. S. Statutes at Large, Vol. ___, p. ___ ff
Whereas, the people of this United States, in recognition of the inherent value of the cannabis plant in all its species and varieties, for use as food, fiber, medicine, and fuel; do hereby declare the Hemp Revitalization Act of 2009 for the purpose of expanding the health, prosperity and general well-being of the people; and do hereby declare the following:
I. [prior legislation] is hereby fully rescinded.
II. The scheduling of cannabis and its derivatives is hereby fully rescinded.
III. The growing, production, transport and sale is hereby granted to any person, group, company or government agency who may so desire in accordance with this statute and subsequent applicable laws and regulations.
IV. No patent, commercial exclusivity nor exclusive licensing of any singular part or component or combination thereof the cannabis plant or as a whole by any individual or groups, corporate or governmental agency is to be allowed.
V. Taxation. The sale, exchange or barter of the raw material will carry a ___ federal tax. Nothing written herein shall prevent the States from levying taxes of their own choosing.
VI. Sales of cannabis cigarettes are prohibited to minors under the age of 18.