Posts by U.S. Hemp Roundtable

Jersey Girls and Jersey Boys – Hemp Needs Your Help

This week, critical hemp legislation was introduced in the New Jersey legislature: Assembly Bill 5322 and Senate Bill 3686. These identical companion bills, based on the Roundtable’s Model State Act, would align New Jersey’s nascent hemp program with the 2018 Farm Bill – and importantly, provide explicit protections for the retail sale of hemp products such…

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Hemp Developments in Oklahoma, Georgia and Iowa

GREAT NEWS FROM OKLAHOMA – Yesterday, Governor Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 238 into law.  It takes legal effect on November 1.  The bill contains strong language – directly from the Roundtable’s Model State Act – that explicitly authorizes the sale of hemp-derived CBD at retail:   Retail sales of industrial hemp and hemp products…

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Hemp Progress in Florida, Kansas and Texas

Another week passes, which means another week of hemp progress.  Check out the latest:   Florida: This morning, the Sunshine State’s Senate passed SB 1020, a bill largely based on the Roundtable’s Model State Act that had previous passed the state House on March 25.  The Governor is expected to sign this into law shortly.…

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Lotta Hemp Progress on the Prairie

Despite the deep and rich agricultural tradition, the Prairie States have seen some of the greatest resistance to hemp legalization.  (Don’t remind us about South Dakota Governor Noem. Ugh.)   But we’ve seen some pronounced prairie progress in the last few weeks – and in a few cases, we need YOUR help to get hemp…

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Help Us Improve Industry Standards!

Today, we’re proud to share an update on our sister organization, the U.S. Hemp Authority, from its President, Marielle Weintraub. We need your help again.  It’s time for Guidance Plan 2.0. We are asking all Hemp Supporters – farmers, processors, manufacturers, product sellers, retailers and consumers – to weigh in on how we can make our Guidance Plan even stronger…

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Roundtable Roundup- March 31st, 2019

The Roundtable Roundup is a semi-regular update for Hemp Supporters — breaking or interesting news affecting the industry – brought to you by the US Hemp Roundtable.   GEORGIA – Good news! A bill is sitting on the Governor’s desk that would make the Peach State officially the 42ndstate to legalize the growth of hemp.…

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