The letter below is from Sen. Tom Harkin to a Vote Hemp supporter in reply to a letter asking him to introduce a Senate version of the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2009.
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
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February 2, 2009
Thank you for contacting me. I am always glad to hear from you.
I appreciate your continuing interest in laws regulating the production of hemp. You raised several important points in your letter. Please be assured that I will continue to study this important issue and will keep your views in mind as it is debated in the Senate.
Again, thanks for sharing your views with me. Please don't hesitate to let me know how you feel on any issue that concerns you.
United States Senator