As we’ve shared with you often, FDA’s past promises to lay out a regulatory path for the retail sale of hemp-derived CBD products have so far gone unfulfilled. Congress has begun to lose its patience. And an effort led by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) could force the FDA’s hand.
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It seemed like 2018 – the year that ended hemp’s federal prohibition – would be a hard act to follow. But in the aftermath of passage of the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill, 2019 proved to be a year of incredible growth for the hemp industry. And the Roaring Twenties hold even greater promise.
We are thrilled to report today that that USDA announced that a pilot multi-peril crop insurance program will be available to hemp farmers in 21 states in time for the 2020 growing season. Read all the great details here.