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By: Christopher Strunk, Mackenzie Schoonmaker, and Lucy Infeld The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) has released a draft of its interim final rule (the “interim rule”) establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, in advance of the rule’s Federal Register publication, which is expected on Thursday, October 31. The interim rule provides guidance […]
For Immediate Release: On September 23rd, the National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) was joined by the American Farm Bureau Federation, in submitting a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding adding hemp to the labeling of currently registered pesticide products. EPA requested comments regarding the ten applications that it received seeking to add […]
By: NIHC Staff This week, National Industrial Hemp Council staff was on Capitol Hill talking to House Agriculture Appropriations staff to gain clarity regarding the House and Senate versions of language directing FDA to move forward with a regulatory structure for hemp-derived CBD products. The House version of the annual appropriations bill for USDA and […]
By Lauren Hopkins and Christopher Strunk On September 10, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent warning letters to three companies selling oils, tinctures, capsules, gummies and creams containing cannabidiol (CBD). The letters warn the companies of potential violations of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), which the FTC has long interpreted to […]
Authors: Alan Sachs, Christopher Strunk, Kathy Szmuszkovicz On August 21, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its receipt of ten applications seeking to add new hemp uses to pesticide products registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). These submissions represent the first such applications received by EPA since last […]