President signs 2018 Farm Bill with hemp reforms – implications for regulatory oversight of hemp-derived products including cannabidiol (CBD)

On December 20, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill) into law.

The 2018 Farm Bill contains several provisions that change the regulatory framework for the cultivation and production of hemp in the United States and the commercialization of hemp-derived products. Importantly, these provisions redefine "hemp" and amend the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to exclude hemp, under this revised definition, from the CSA definitions of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Therefore, hemp, under this revised definition, is not subject to control under the CSA.

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