The gem state is the last state that has not legalized industrial hemp. On the federal level, it has been legal to grow hemp since 2018 farm bill passed. For Idaho, the house just voted in approval, now it goes on to the senate.
The continued action begs the question, "Why have so many state governments suddenly turned around on weed? Is it wrong for it to be legal in some states, but not in others? Some believe it is only a matter of time before weed is legal in all fifty states.