Hemp Legalization & Regulatory News for Hemp Businesses

USDA provides federal lending guidance for hemp growers

Federal agriculture officials have released new loan guidance to help service direct and guaranteed loans for hemp producers and ensure the new commodity is recognized as a legal and equal crop through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency.

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Court allows Nevada hemp grower lawsuit for public land access to proceed

A Nevada city facing a lawsuit over denying hemp production about 100 acres of city-owned property can’t avoid the case because it didn’t anticipate hemp becoming legal, a judge ruled in rejecting the city’s motion to dismiss. Tahoe Hemp LLC filed suit against Carson City in January, alleging the city denied it access to open space land […]

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