Guidance Procedures 2.0 for the U.S. Hemp Authority™Certification Program Released Today!

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | November 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Guidance Procedures 2.0 for the U.S. Hemp Authority™Certification Program Released Today!

A Message From The U.S. Hemp Authority: Guidance Procedures 2.0 for the U.S. Hemp Authority™Certification Program Released!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: USHEMP@WEAREMULTIP.LY   U.S. HEMP AUTHORITYTM RELEASES GUIDANCE PROCEDURES 2.0   After a Year-Long Collaborative Industry Effort, the Updated Guidance Will Continue to Promote High Standards and Best Practices in the Ever-Changing Industry   Lexington, KY (Nov. 1,…

INTERIM FINAL RULE FOR US DOMESTIC HEMP PROGRAM ISSUED FROM THE USDA:

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | October 31, 2019 | Comments Off on INTERIM FINAL RULE FOR US DOMESTIC HEMP PROGRAM ISSUED FROM THE USDA:

This morning, after being reviewed in the White House last week, the US Department of Agriculture released its long-awaited Interim Final Rule for the US Domestic Hemp Program. This move is one of the final barriers that the USDA must cross in the long journey towards passing this Rule. You can read the full rule…

Great news from Capitol Hill: The SAFE Banking Act has passed the US House of Representatives!

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Great news from Capitol Hill: The SAFE Banking Act has passed the US House of Representatives!

Great news from Capitol Hill:  The SAFE Banking Act has passed the US House of Representatives by a vote of 321 to 103! As we informed you on Monday, thanks to the leadership of Rep. Andy Barr (KY) – who closely consulted with the US Hemp Roundtable — the SAFE Banking Act, originally a marijuana-only bill, was amended…

Hemp Banking Bill to hit U.S. House Floor – We Need Your Action TODAY

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Hemp Banking Bill to hit U.S. House Floor – We Need Your Action TODAY

Legislation that would encourage U.S. banks and credit card companies to do business with hemp and CBD companies will hit the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in the next few days.  We need your help TODAY in ensuring that it is passed.   Difficulty in finding banks and credit card companies to handle…

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

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

Contact your Member of Congress to urge the FDA to take action on CBD

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Contact your Member of Congress to urge the FDA to take action on CBD

As you are well aware, the primary policy challenge facing the hemp-derived CBD industry is guidance issued by FDA, opining that it is illegal for CBD to be introduced into interstate commerce as a food additive or dietary supplement. While the FDA has announced that it will unveil its timetable for action this fall, it…

ATTENTION IN CALIFORNIA! WE NEED YOUR HELP.

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 12, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

WE NEED YOUR HELP IN CALIFORNIA!

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | September 3, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

California (Bad) Dreamin’ – Hemp Supporter Setback in the Golden State

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | August 31, 2019 | Comments Off on California (Bad) Dreamin’ – Hemp Supporter Setback in the Golden State

For months, we’ve been optimistic that California’s legislature would pass AB 228 in early September, legalizing the retail sale of hemp-derived CBD, and ending enforcement efforts by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that have placed a chill on the industry. The bill had not received a single no vote throughout the process, and…

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

By U.S. Hemp Roundtable | August 29, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…