Thumbing Through Hemp Rules and Regulations with a Lawyer

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Farm Journal hosted its first Hemp College in Lexington, Kentucky mid-June. Roughly 500 people showed up to the conference.

Those people were made up of potential growers, companies and agronomists who want to learn more about hemp production.

However, the rules and regulations can be hard to follow. The 2014 farm bill has certain verbiage in it. The new farm bill has updated hemp language. However, the bill is not technically implemented yet even though Congress passed it.

What are the rules?

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Matthew Smith, a lawyer with Hoban Law Group.