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USDA DOMESTIC HEMP PRODUCTION PROGRAM

On October 29, 2019 the Department of Agriculture announced that it is publishing interim final rules to implement a domestic hemp production program, as mandated by the 2018 farm bill. The new program allows farmers to grow hemp in every state and on reservation land. ¬†Products that contain CBD (cannabidiol) oil, a side product of hemp, will also be more readily available. The rule outlines provisions for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to approve plans […]