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Federal and State Regulations

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US Hemp Laws and Legislation

H.R. 2 – Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (The Farm Bill)

(Sec. 7129) Supplemental and alternative crops; hemp.

(Sec. 7605) Legitimacy of industrial hemp research

(Sec. 10113) Hemp production

H.R.2642 – Agricultural Act of 2014 (The Farm Bill) –

(Sec. 7606) Authorizes an institution of higher education or a state department of agriculture to cultivate industrial hemp if:

  • cultivated for purposes of research under an agricultural pilot program or other agricultural or academic research, and
  • allowed under the laws of the state in which the institution or department is located and the research occurs.

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Texas Hemp Laws and Legislation

HB 1325 Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties. (Enacted 6/10/2019)


Jack Herer’s book, “The Emperor Wears No Clothes”.


Hemp For Victory 


“The Scientist” –


“How Texas Killed Hemp: The Tragic Story of George Trout and the Death of the Texas Hemp Industry”


The CBD Report – Published by Hemp Business Journal