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Ky. Hemp Regulation Plan Submitted To USDA Following Legalization

Posted at 5:39 AM, Dec 21, 2018

(LEX 18)– Kentucky’s hemp regulation plan has been submitted to the US Department of Agriculture.

State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles made the move Thursday, the same day President Donald Trump signed the new federal Farm Bill into law.

The measure legalizes hemp by removing it from the federal list of controlled substances.

Hemp-related provisions inserted into the bill give state agriculture departments primary authority for oversight of the crop.