The 2018 Farm Bill is now the Law of the Land

Now that President Trump has signed the 2018 Farm bill, here is our quick takeaway and what it means for the community. The 2018 Farm Bill officially reclassifies hemp for commercial uses after decades of statutes and legal enforcement confusing the distinction between marijuana and hemp. The Farm Bill individualizes between the two by removing […]

Farm Bill headed to President Trump after House Approval

The House of Representatives passed the farm bill by a vote of 369-47 today, sending the bill to President Trump to sign. President Trump has previously indicated he will sign the bill. However, timing is unclear. “It is fitting that the House today considers the farm bill because 28 years ago, another proud Texan — […]

The U.S. Senate just passed their version of the $867 Billion Farm Bill

In an 87-to-13 vote, the U.S. Senate approved legislation that allocates billions of dollars in subsidies to American farmers, legalizes hemp, bolsters farmers markets and rejects stricter limits on food stamps pushed by House Republicans. The legislation will now head to the House, where it is also expected to pass after lawmakers worked out a […]