2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

January 3rd, 2019 by Elixinol
2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

THE HISTORY YOU DIDN’T KNOW
For years, it was a major American crop, used for rope, clothing, and paper. In the early 1900s, hemp was erroneously lumped in with its cousin marijuana, which was facing more stringent regulation. In 1957, amid an anti-marijuana hysteria, hemp was banned as a Schedule 1 substance by the Federal Government.

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