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 Authority
Brochure on the U.S. Hemp Authority including information on the Certification Program and industry seal.
U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Program Guidance Procedures for Growers and Processors
Hemp-Derived Cannabidiol (CBD)
Is Hemp-Derived CBD Legal?
A legal opinion from the U.S. Hemp Roundtable on the legality of hemp-derived CBD.
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.
2018 Year in Review
A U.S. Hemp Roundtable report on last year’s developments and this year’s path forward.
2017 Year in Review
A U.S. Hemp Roundtable report on last 2017's developments and this 2018's path forward.
Congressional Research Service - Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity
June 22, 2018.
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.
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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