Feds Change Hemp Definition

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Newsletter 20 September 2017
Hello Visitor,

The Federal Government has released an update regarding Industrial Hemp with the Following agencies in agreement: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Office of the Secretary, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ,Drug Enforcement Administration, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration .

This is a early release "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp" of the which will be published tomorrow in Federal Registry.

Please read this as it may or may not affect your business.

It is clear that the Federal Government has changed their position on the interpretation of the Industrial Hemp definition in the Federal Farm Bill 2014.

Original Farm Bill 2014 Definition:

INDUSTRIAL HEMP
.—The term ‘‘industrial hemp’’ means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis

New Definition:
 
The term “industrial hemp” includes the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part or derivative of such plant, including seeds of such plant, whether growing or not, that is used exclusively for industrial purposes (fiber and seed) with a tetrahydrocannabinols
concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.  The term
“tetrahydrocannabinols” includes all isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers of
tetrahydrocannabinols.


Please read the full document HERE.



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