Hemp Law

Jul 8, 2020

What Happens When Pilot Program Expires: A Closer Look at USDA’s Rule

North Carolina's supply chain is slated to end on October 20, 2020. Find out what will happen if NC's hemp industry has to follow new rules.

Jun 16, 2020

NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)

Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.

Jun 11, 2020

Coit: Action Needed for North Carolina’s Hemp Program

As we approach the October 31, 2020 deadline when all state pilot programs are set to expire, North Carolina (NC) faces a unique challenge in terms of how to proceed with its hemp program.

Feb 26, 2020

Hemp Prices For CBD Tank, But New Opportunities Are On The Horizon

Coit: “I think the laws might be uncertain for the next three years and will continue to evolve for the foreseeable future.”

Oct 8, 2019

NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers

ARE contributes to student education on hemp production and markets, conducts legal analysis of hemp regulation, and provides hemp-related extension services through its specialists and the Executive Farm Management program.

Sep 19, 2019

Rejesus Presents on Crop Insurance Coverage for Industrial Hemp in 2020

RMA-administered crop insurance for hemp will be available in 2020 through the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.

Sep 11, 2019

Branan Presents on Industrial Hemp in Caldwell County

Andrew went to northeast North Carolina to provide information on various hemp-related topics.

Aug 20, 2019

A New Leaf: CBD, Hemp Products Lead to New Business

Because of all the legal complexities surrounding hemp and CBD, Melissa Becker attended a Business and Law of Industrial Hemp course held by N.C. State University and developed by Marne Coit, agricultural law lecturer with N.C. State.

Aug 12, 2019

Finding Attorneys, Banks, and Insurance Companies That Understand Hemp

We are aggregating a list of service providers that can assist you with coverage of your hemp business ventures.

Aug 1, 2019

Hemp Law 101: The Regulation of Industrial Hemp

Topics include: the legal history of hemp; the need to clarify laws for farmers, producers and consumers; the impact of the 2018 Farm Bill; and remaining limitations.