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Posted By: HempToday™ May 13, 2020 Iceland’s Ministry of Health announced changes in the country’s narcotics laws that gives the government’s Icelandic Medicines Agency (IMA) rights to import industrial hemp seeds for farming. Under the rules recently announced by Health Minister Svandís Svavarsdóttir, imported seeds may not produce hemp plants with more than 0.2% THC. …

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In one of 4,685 comments the Agriculture Department received on its hemp regulation before the comment period closed Thursday, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture said USDA needs more flexibility than it has established in the interim final rule now in effect. “This rule comes after 18-years of work by NASDA to legalize …

State officials are proposing new rules that would regulate growing hemp - WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – State officials are proposing new rules that would regulate growing hemp in Maine. The Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry is holding a public hearing on the proposed new rules next Tuesday. It’s in the Deering Building at 90 Blossom Lane in Augusta from 1-4 p.m. The rules would impact both …

ARM’S LENGTH—The Ventura County Board of Supervisors’ buffer zone would eliminate fields in areas that caused the largest number of complaints, including one in the Tierra Rejada Valley in Moorpark and one near Leisure Village in Camarillo. The city’s planning commission put forth an ordinance to ban hemp fields within city limits, which will go before the City Council for a vote. See Page 8 for story.

ARM’S LENGTH—The Ventura County Board of Supervisors’ buffer zone would eliminate fields in areas that caused the largest number of complaints, including one in the Tierra Rejada Valley in Moorpark and one near Leisure Village in Camarillo. The city’s planning commission put forth an ordinance to ban hemp fields within city limits, which will go …

Clock ticking on Nebraska to submit hemp regulations to USDA - KETV Omaha

Clock ticking on Nebraska to submit hemp regulations to USDA Feds already reviewing commercial hemp farming plans from 15 other states Updated: 10:32 PM CST Dec 9, 2019 Federal regulators are already reviewing 2020 commercial hemp production plans from 15 of the nation’s 50 states, according to data published by the United States Department of …

Arizona state senator tackles hemp regulations - Your Valley

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services PHOENIX — State lawmakers are being asked to weigh whether the concerns of marijuana farmers about the potency — and value — of their crops should allow them to put limits on those who grow hemp nearby. Sen. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, wants to enact a state law …

European Hemp Farmers Feeling Hampered By EU's Low THC Limit - Benzinga

By Bill Griffin, Special Contributor to New Frontier Data Since 1999, after intense lobbying from unions representing French farmers, the THC limit for European hemp has been capped at 0.2%. Yet two decades hence, that standard is being blamed for negatively impacting the viability of the European hemp industry. For instance, adoption of the 0.2% limit …

New federal rules could stifle developing NC hemp industry - Yes! Weekly

RALEIGH — North Carolina hemp farmers are bracing for an onslaught of federal regulation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 31 released a new interim final rule that will govern all state hemp programs. While many of the federal stipulations for testing the intoxicating substances in hemp are similar to North Carolina’s, the rule …