USDA Releases Video Explaining its Draft Hemp Rules

Last week, the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its interim final rule for hemp. The much-awaited regulations came after months of pressure from stakeholders to regulate the hemp-CBD industry, with some even calling it the Wild West. The Farm Bill of December 2018 legalized the cultivation of industrial hemp, but the industry lacked a formal regulatory structure.

Days after the publishing of the final rule, the USDA released a video providing a basic overview of the regulations. A statement from the USDA said that “The U.S Department of Agriculture has posted a webinar to provide an overview of the U.S Domestic Hemp Program, which was established to create a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout…

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