Client Alert UPDATE: President Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law

Dear Clients and Friends,

Just one week after the 2018 Farm Bill decidedly pass through the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, President Trump signed the landmark bill into law today, December 20, 2018. The overhauled Farm Bill is the first piece of federal legislation which unambiguously removes specific permutations of hemp-derived cannabis containing tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC the active ingredient that causes the psychoactive effect of marijuana, from the Controlled Substances Act and moreover, expressly prohibits states from interfering with interstate sale and transport of such products