After officially being legalized in the 2018 farm bill, industrial hemp has suffered various, predictable growing pains. But a few recent developments suggest the industry may be about to gain traction.
- Under Phase 1 of the trade deal with China, China will be required to buy a lot more American hemp.
- Kentucky-based Cornbread Hemp, co-founded by journalist Jim Higdon, became the first CBD company in the state — and one of few nationwide —to receive USDA Organic certification.
Louisville Business Journal
- Sen. majority leader Mitch McConnell appeared to enjoy himself on a visit to a hemp farm. The plants looked very dank indeed.
Tom Angell — Forbes
- Canna Law Blog says “The Future of Hemp is Genetics.”