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USDA official cautions that hemp rule will be narrow in scope

Questions about transport, testing of final products, won't be answered by USDA rule

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USDA says it is determined to getting a final rule for hemp production completed by the fall in time to approve state plans and certify growers for the 2020 growing season, but that regulation will only address what is required for a farmer to grow the versatile and lucrative crop and will not address a range of other issues facing the nascent industry.


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