The U.S. Department of Agriculture released long awaited rules governing industrial hemp.
American Farm Bureau Federation
- One key hope for farmers involves standardizing testing, since the crop cannot contain more than .3% THC. The new rules seem to leave a fair amount of ambiguity. (Surprise!)
- In somewhat better news, the rule which would block anyone with a criminal record from joining the industry for 10 years, will only apply to “key participants;” owners and perhaps executives.
- Of 25 randomly tested Denver dispensaries, product at 20 failed a mold test.