President Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp March 6, 2019 – Posted in: News

The president signed the legislation into law Dec. 20, accelerating the hemp industry’s growth. By: Melissa Schiller President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill Thursday afternoon, signaling the official nationwide legalization of industrial hemp—a moment long-awaited by the cannabis industry. Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell inserted language from his Hemp Farming Act of 2018 into the Farm Bill to federally legalize the cultivation and sale of industrial hemp, which is defined as cannabis that contains less than 0.3-percent THC. Congress…

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