As all Americans know, on January 20, 2021, Joseph Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. After his inauguration came a slew of nominees, various cabinet-level positions, and agency heads across the entire federal government. While these new appointments and new leadership would bring new directions, the leaving the Trump Administration took one final stab at putting its fingerprints on hemp policy.
The final rule will have a major impact on the growth and viability of the industrial hemp sector ... [+] this year and beyond.
On January 15th, six days before the new president took office, the USDA published a final rule for Domestic Hemp Production closing the loop on a two-year process that began when the 2018 Farm Bill directed USDA to establish a national regulatory framework for hemp production. The final rule builds on the interim final rule that was published on October 31, 2019, and incorporates various...
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