Arkansas Officials Approve Regulations for Industrial Hemp

Arkansas Approves Industrial Hemp Regulation
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June 21, 2018

The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) agreed to regulations for the states’ industrial hemp pilot program during their quarterly meeting on June 21.
According to the regulations, approved by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson in May, must now go to the state legislative council for approval during its next scheduled meeting in August.
Jason Martin, CEO of Arkansas-based Tree of Life Seeds, a hemp genetics and CBD company, told the website that the ability “to grow and process industrial hemp in the natural state is a game changer for Arkansas farmers who will now have a viable alternative crop that can provide increased profits at a time when farming profits are low.”

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