DEA affirms hemp’s new status, sends notice that plant is legal

by | Jan 7, 2020 | CBD, Industry News

More than six months after hemp was made legal in the United States, federal drug authorities have updated their guidance to remind law enforcement that hemp is no longer a controlled substance.

A notice posted Monday by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) cited the 2018 Farm Bill in noting that “certain forms of cannabis no longer require DEA registration to grow or manufacture.”

Author Credit: Hemp Industry Daily