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USDA approves Montana hemp production plan

Montana Department of Agriculture received USDA approval for hemp plan March 6


March 11, 2020

Press release

HELENA — The Montana Department of Agriculture received formal approval of its hemp production plan by the United States Department of Agriculture March 6.

This federal authorization comes after a nearly 60-day review period.

The 2018 Farm Bill directed USDA to develop a national regulatory framework for hemp and include a process for states desiring to have primary authority to submit their production plans. Oct. 31, the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program was established through the USDA’s interim final rule which included provisions for licensing requirements, sam...

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