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The Ohio Department of Agriculture will open applications for hemp licenses March 3.

Researchers and industry experts advised caution for farmers interested in hemp at Ohio State University's first Growing Hemp in Ohio workshop.

Hemp growers and entrepreneurs are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with draft regulations.

Ohio farmers are still on track to start planting hemp this spring after the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review approved the state’s hemp rules Jan. 16. The Ohio Department of Agriculture can now file the rules in their final form. The ODA expects the rules to take effect at the end of the month.

Ohio is one of the first states to have its hemp production plan approved, according to a Dec. 27 U.S. Department of Agriculture announcement.

A quick Google search on cannabis brings up a wide range of results. The Cleveland School of Cannabis was founded to help educate people on the plant.

With the interim federal hemp program regulations published, states are reviewing the national rules and preparing to submit state hemp production plans.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officially announced the launch of federal hemp program, with the release of the program’s first draft of regulations.

Hemp, which was recently legalized with the 2018 Farm Bill, is making a comeback. While this new crop holds potential, there are still many unknowns.

Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law July 30, decriminalizing hemp and paving the way for the development of a new hemp industry in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will administer the newly-created hemp program.
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