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Hemp 101

Hemp 101

Hemp 101

Rick Trojan, Vote Hemp & The Hemp Road Trip | Feb 12, 2019
The Agricultural Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill or Hemp Bill, just passed and was signed into law in December of 2018. It officially took hemp off the Controlled Substances Act, making it a regular crop out of the purview of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Anything 0.3% THC or less– including derivatives, resins, extracts, all of it– 0.3% or less THC, is considered an industrial hemp and not a 'drug.' The US Department of Agriculture is now the approving jurisdiction over the hemp, just like it is over corn and wheat. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is also now in a governance position on hemp. We've gone from a DEA in hemp cultivation and production, to a combination of the Department ...

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