We are proud to share that Prevention magazine, a leading provider of trustworthy health information for over six decades, with more than two million readers, selected the U.S. Hemp Authority for one of its 2019 Health Breakthrough Awards, billed as ten major medical innovations of the past year.
We are very excited to report that yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to provide for a sound regulatory framework for the growth of hemp and the sale of hemp products in the Empire State. Click here to review the bill and here to read the Governor’s approval message.
We are excited to report that thanks to your advocacy, and the leadership of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), four federal banking regulatory agencies – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – joined by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors -- issued…
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Yesterday, the FDA sent out a new round of warning letters to 15 companies that were making disease claims about CBD products. We commend the agency for its continuing vigilance against this illegal practice that threatens consumer safety and undermines confidence in the hemp industry.
This past Halloween, the USDA released its Interim Final Rule on the Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program. Some of it was a treat to the developing industry. Some of it was quite scary. The good news is that the USDA remains committed to improving upon its work after securing public input.