Hemp Update #20

Drying Hemp Article – NC State:


USPS policy on mailing hemp  products for sending to labs etc.


DEA and Medial Research on Marijuana includes Hemp:



This notice also announces that, as the result of a recent amendment to federal law, certain forms of cannabis no longer require DEA registration to grow or manufacture. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, which was signed into law on Dec. 20, 2018, changed the definition of marijuana to exclude “hemp”—plant material that contains 0.3 percent or less delta-9 THC on a dry weight basis. Accordingly, hemp, including hemp plants and cannabidiol (CBD) preparations at or below the 0.3 percent delta-9 THC threshold, is not a controlled substance, and a DEA registration is not required to grow or research it

3 part Podcast on Hemp – Cornell Cooperative Extension has a Podcast and recently they did a 3-part series on hemp with Dr. Larry Smart & Assemblywoman Lupardo.  Listen here:

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HIA Mission and Goals: The mission of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), a 501(c)(6) membership-based non-profit trade association, is to advance the hemp economy and educate the market for the benefit of our members, the public, and the planet.

They provide programming and connections for hemp producers and processors.