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August 7, 2020
NEW AND NOTEWORTHY


We still need help in the Golden State! If you are a California resident and want access to safe hemp-derived CBD products and economic stimulus, contact your lawmakers and tell them to support new legislation that would do just that! 

The US Hemp Roundtable State Action Center makes it easy to send a direct email to the Governor and your state legislators.


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Hemp industry voices are petitioning to change the definition of #hemp from the 0.3% maximum THC content to an even 1%.

“Unlike other agricultural commodities, we have controls in here that are not really appropriate for farming practices,” said Shawn Hauser, lawyer with the Vicente Sederberg law firm. 


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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, are exploring new methods of pulping hemp plants that could delignify, or remove the woody tissue from, hemp stalks without leaving behind the toxic “black liquor.”

The research is being funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security published a series of fee changes for labor visas on Monday, which would change the fees for various agricultural labor visas.

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