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One unintended outcome of Farm Bill — Smokable hemp

Since the passage of the Farm Bill in December, hemp production and sales have been center-stage regarding the presence of cannabidiol, CBD, and its presence in food and drinks. But what about smoking hemp?

FDA — It's still illegal to add CBD oil to food, health products

There is still a lot of work ahead for hemp farmers to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil as an ingredient in food or health products, even though President Donald Trump signed the farm bill making hemp an agricultural crop.

Trump administration wants more people to work for food stamps

Washington - The USDA has a new proposal that would tighten eligibility for food assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and it's tied to unemployment.

Extreme drought impacting California agribusiness

The end of 2013 left California with one of the driest years on record. As the "Golden State" braces for a third year of extreme drought conditions, farmers and ranchers say the conditions could have a far-reaching impact on the state's agriculture.

House passes legislation to cut food stamps by $40 billion

Washington - Yesterday in a 217 - 210 vote, the House passed legislation that would cut spending on food stamp programs over the next 10 years.

Congress Passing Farm Bill, Feeding Hundreds of Thousands of Texans

Details provided by a press release only days ago reveal that relief is in sight for nearly 900,000 Texans who did not qualify under original guidlines as Congress passed the Farm Bill.

Bush Vetoes Farm Bill, But Wait There's More

The 10th Veto issued by President Bush is this year's Farm Bill. However his Veto has been since over ruled by a 2/3 majority vote in Congress, so why is it still not implemented?
 

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Ten states do not allow the production of hemp.
Ten states do not allow the production of hemp.
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