States Give Hemp Farmers A New Market In Marijuana Industry

Law360 (March 26, 2020, 9:17 PM EDT) -- Hemp farmers struggling to sell their crop might find some relief in new state policies allowing medical and recreational-use marijuana businesses to buy hemp and use it to make their products.

The policies hit the books in Illinois and Utah this week. Illinois’ Department of Agriculture issued a memo about its new rules on Tuesday, while Utah passed legislation that updated its medical marijuana laws on Monday.

Utah’s rule allows medical marijuana cultivators to buy industrial hemp, but doesn’t say specifically what it may be used for. Illinois’ rule says the hemp, which can be bought as unprocessed plants or as...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!