December 30, 2023

2023 Year-In-Review

In a year full of unpredictable challenges arising from the chaos in Congress, the U.S. Hemp Roundtable and a united hemp industry made remarkable strides toward our legislative priorities. Thanks to the advocacy efforts and support of our dedicated members and Hemp Supporters across the country, we saw significant progress on Capitol Hill and in State legislatures. 

On the federal front, the Roundtable spearheaded a historic initiative, rallying the industry behind seven legislative priorities and proposals for the impending Farm Bill. Additionally, our collaboration with Rep. James Comer, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, resulted in the first-ever Congressional hearing on the FDA’s inaction regarding CBD regulations. 

At the state level, we actively engaged in supporting or opposing legislation and regulations related to the retail sales of adult cannabinoid products, such as delta-8 THC. These efforts helped block outright bans on adult products, promoting sound regulation instead, and addressed issues like overly restrictive THC limits and age requirements, which inadvertently restricted access to non-intoxicating full and broad-spectrum cannabinoid products.

For a comprehensive look at our work throughout the year, here’s our 2023 year-in-review.

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