Hemp in the United States legal?
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What does congress say about Hemp?
Is hemp in the United States legal? Well, several years ago U.S. Congress approved a bill that increases researchers’ access to marijuana for them to better study hemp extracts and their health benefits. Congress also passed the farm bill 2018.
Because of this legislation, the DEA has lost its right to classify hemp or its extracts as a Schedule I substance, and the authorization given by congress overrides the DEA’s mandate. (It takes an act of congress to change an act of congress)
Marijuana usually has a low amount of CBD where as hemp has a high concentration of CBD. Hemp has its own set of rules called the farm bill. The new 2018 farm bill clarifies the difference between marijuana and hemp.
Marijuana has a completely different set of rules.
Are hemp based products legal?
Yes, hemp and all of it’s components are 100% federally legal. That means hemp based CBD is 100% legal in all 50 states.