2014 Farm Bill
Congress’ legislation that creates the current hemp pilot-program research scheme.
Introduced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) , and a bi-partisan array of U.S. Senators, the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would permanently legalize hemp and hemp products in the United States.
House Bill 5485
Introduced by U.S. Reps. James Comer (R-KY) and Jared Polis (D-CO), this serves as the House companion bill to Senate Bill 2667.
U.S. Hemp Guidance Program
Brochure on Roundtable plans to develop standards, practices and self-regulation for the hemp industry.
Technical Committee Reports
The Phase One and Phase Two reports of the Roundtable’s Guidance Program committee, developing standards and practices for the industry and developing a self-regulated organization by 2019.
U.S. Hemp Technical Committee
List of members participating in the development of the Guidance Program.
Hemp-Derived Cannabidiol (CBD)
Is Hemp-Derived CBD Legal?
A legal opinion from the U.S. Hemp Roundtable on the popular hemp food product.
Should Hemp-Derived CBD Remain Legal?
A submission by the U.S. Hemp Roundtable to the Food and Drug Administration about CBD’s future status.
Is Hemp-Derived CBD Safe?
The World Health Organization study that declares that CBD is safe and not addictive.
The Roundtable also offered public comments on the subject to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The Roundtable more recently submitted comments to the FDA for its submission to the World Health Organization.
How to get a Seat at the Roundtable
Membership in the US Hemp Roundtable is explained.
2017 Year in Review
A U.S. Hemp Roundtable report on last year’s developments and this year’s path forward.
Hemp’s Legal History
A law review article published by the University of Louisville Brandeis College of Law that discusses hemp’s history and its current legal status.
Congressional Research Service - Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity
June 22, 2018.
Hemp's Economic Impact
Check out economic reports from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s pilot program, one of the nation’s most mature and successful pilots.
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