Senate Committee Urges Rethink Of Hemp THC Limit And Pushes CBD Regulations
August 5, 2021
An influential U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday voted to advance funding legislation and attached report language that encourages the federal government to reconsider "arbitrary" THC restrictions on hemp and continue efforts to develop a regulatory pathway for CBD products.
Those provisions, among others, were approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee as part of legislation to fund the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other federal agencies for Fiscal Year 2022.
The legislation would also continue a rider that protects state hemp programs from federal interference and extend the terms of an earlier pilot program under which some U.S. states began cultivating the plant for CBD and other uses....
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