Author: Rod Kight

Yes, the Hemp Industry Wants Reasonable Regulations

The hemp industry has been the subject of a smear campaign based on unfounded allegations that it is unregulated and that it opposes regulations. Both of these claims are untrue. The hemp industry is highly regulated by both federal and state laws. Additionally, the hemp industry favors reasonable regulations regarding product safety, consumer safety, and access by minors.

Florida’s “Operation Kandy Krush” is a Statewide Dragnet for Hemp Operators

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) conducted an inspection sweep last week of over 475 businesses in the state that either manufacture or distribute hemp-derived products. As a result of this dragnet, FDACS observed nearly 70,000 packages and products that it deemed to be “illegally targeting children.”