Posts by U.S. Hemp Roundtable

Big News – Legislative Language would Require FDA to take Quick Action on CBD – Help Us Get this Passed

This morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – after consulting closely with the US Hemp Roundtable — has introduced report language that would require the FDA to issue formal “enforcement discretion” on the sale of hemp CBD products. This is a Big Frickin’ Deal.  And we need your help to get this passed. As discussed more…

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ATTENTION IN CALIFORNIA! WE NEED YOUR HELP.

As we shared with a few weeks ago, our California dream bill, AB 228, legislation that would have legalized the retail sale of hemp-derived CBD in California, was declared dead for the session.  We launched an email blitz asking for action, but with the legislature adjourning today, the earliest any legislation can pass will be January. We…

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WE NEED YOUR HELP IN CALIFORNIA!

As we let you know last Friday, we received some very disappointing news from Sacramento: AB 228, legislation that would have legalized the retail sale of hemp-derived CBD in California, was declared dead for the session.  This caught us by surprise – the bill had been through 5 committees and the House floor, and had never received…

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Help Deliver Affordable Crop Insurance to U.S. Hemp Farmers

If you are a hemp farmer or processor, we need your help TODAY to ensure affordable hemp crop insurance coverage. One of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable’s proudest legislative accomplishments was the inclusion of provisions within the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill of that permit the development of crop insurance for U.S. hemp farmers. We worked closely with Senate…

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HEMP NEWS AND UPDATES FROM VARIOUS STATES

California: Bill AB 228– which would formally legalize the retail sale of hemp products such as CBD – is in the final stages. The Senate Appropriations Committee meets on August 30 to consider amendments to the bill that will impose labeling requirements and, if passed, will head to the Senate floor and back to the…

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FINANCIAL SERVICES UPDATE – National Credit Union Administration Issues Guidance to Assist Legal Hemp Industry

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued guidance about changes in federal law related to hemp for federally insured credit unions interested in providing financial services to the legal hemp industry.   This update comes on the heels of Senator McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Wyden (D-OR) urging NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood and the federal agency…

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