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Hemp Industry

Wyden, McConnell Urge Federal Financial Regulators To Prevent Discrimination Of Legal Hemp Industry

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., today sent letters to several federal banking and financial regulatory institutions reiterating hemp’s legality and requesting timely guidance and clarification to help ease concerns from lawful hemp farmers and producers about the lack of access to financial services. Senators Wyden [read more]

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Hemp Industry

Report: Domestic Hemp Production Grew Three-Fold In 2018

Farmers cultivated over 78,000 acres of hemp in accordance with state-specific agricultural programs, according to data compiled by the group VoteHemp.com. That’s a three-fold increase over 2017 cultivation totals. Over 40 states have enacted statutes allowing for licensed hemp production, typically as part of a university-sponsored research program. Over 40 separate universities in the United [read more]