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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 […]

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