TAMPA, FL – February 10, 2020 – In an article published on Monday, February 10, 2020 in Law360, Richard M. Blau provides insight into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory action to assist farmers in growing cannabis crops by approving a number of pesticides for use in commercial hemp cultivation.
“The EPA’s recent action furthers the cannabis plant’s normalization by approving the use of certain pesticides for the cultivation of hemp,” explains Mr. Blau. “For many cannabis industry observers, the EPA’s action represents another significant step forward toward a day when cannabis once more might be cultivated as a legitimate agricultural crop.”
Hemp derived from cannabis is on its way back to becoming a significant agricultural commodity. The USDA’s issuance of the Domestic Hemp Production Program represents a true game changer when it comes to the normalization of the cannabis plant.
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