USDA Issues First Organic Hemp Flower Certification – Are Your Hemp Labels Ready To Add This Certification If Your Brand Is A Fit?
When the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its first organic hemp flower certification to the cannabidiol brand Palmetto Harmony April 30, it opened the door for numerous other CBD manufacturers to seek similar regulatory approval.
In the constantly evolving CBD market, this signals a potential sea change in government views on cannabis products. According to a report by New Frontier Data, Palmetto Harmony's designation was facilitated by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the 2018 Farm Bill, which made hemp and hemp-formulated products such as CBD oils legal. When that legislation was enacted, hemp was officially removed from the list of controlled substances.Continue reading