HLG week in review 12.14

This Was a Big Week for Hemp and the Farm Bill

This Week in Review

CBD Companies Prepare For Hemp Legalization In Farm Bill

Despite the delay in this year’s farm bill, one thing is clear: hemp and hemp-derived CBD is likely to become federally legal in the U.S. Read more

Trump taps Justice Department veteran William Barr as attorney general

President Trump said Friday he is nominating William Barr – who served in the first Bush administration – to replace former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was an outspoken critic of marijuana legalization. Read more

Here's What the 2018 Farm Bill Has To Do With CBD Legalization

A new farm bill appears to finally be on its way. On Thursday, Nov. 29, agriculture leaders from the United States House of Representatives and Senate announced that despite delays, they had finally reached an agreement in principle. Read more

Congress just passed an $867 billion farm bill. Here’s what’s in it.

Congress has voted for an $867 billion farm bill with strong bipartisan support, spurred in part by pressure from farmers battered by President Trump’s trade war with China. Read more

What Federal Hemp Legalization Means for Colorado Farmers

The 2018 Farm Bill has passed both the United States Senate and House of Representatives, with President Donald Trump expected to sign it — including its new provisions regarding hemp. Read more


Minutes ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 369 to 47. Read more