2018 Farm Bill Marks Watershed Moment For Industrial Hemp

Law360 (December 20, 2018, 4:20 PM EST) -- With the signing of the Agricultural Act of 2018, otherwise known as the 2018 farm bill, into law by President Donald Trump, industrial hemp and its derivatives including hemp-based CBD are positioned to move from a period fraught with legal uncertainty and confusion to possible full commercial legalization across the nation. While the implementation of the 2018 farm bill and its related programs for the regulation of industrial hemp will take some time, the bill’s passage marks a watershed moment for this developing industry.

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