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Legalization of Industrial Hemp in the U.S.

Legal CBD, Legality of HempCurrently marijuana and marijuana derivatives are considered Schedule 1 drugs. However, this does not apply to hemp derived products. Although the DEA doesn’t regulate hemp derived products, they do regulate hemp cultivation.

Background on the Hemp Food Controversy

After extensive meetings and discussions with most of the major hemp food companies, seeds_oilsit became clear that according to the official Health Canada testing protocol these hemp food companies’ products generally did not have any detectable THC and should therefore remain perfectly legal for resale and consumption.

From Petroleum to Hemp – a New Plastic is Taking the Market

Hemp Plastics

Usually plastic’s basic building block is petroleum-based cellulose. But hemp is perhaps the greatest cellulose producer on the planet. Hemp hurds – the inner core of the hemp stock – are comprised of as much as 85 percent cellulose. One of the world’s oldest crops, hemp was harvested by the Chinese 8,500 years ago. Hemp remnants have been found dating back 6 millennia (6,000 yrs.). The first hemp planted in the U.S. was in Jamestown, Virginia, where growing it was mandatory.

Industrial Hemp & the Vagaries of Federal Law

If maximizing CBD-rich oil output for product formulation is the objective and the best plant sources are federally illegal because of a minuscule amount of THC, then perhaps it’s time to call things by their real name. It’s not industrial hemp that’s growing when American farmers harvest their cannabis crops before full maturity to minimize THC content. These are high-resin, CBD-rich drug plants, albeit the non-euphoric kind—in essence, marijuana that doesn’t make you feel high. And marijuana is still prohibited under federal law.