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Who Submitted Comments on the USDA’s Hemp Rules?

The window closed Wednesday for those who proposed changes to the USDA’s interim final rule on hemp, which will shape the future of the hemp industry in the US and abroad.

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Vermont

Vermont Cannabis Regulators Recommend Lifting Ban on High-THC Products

The report to the legislature also recommends new license types, like on-site consumption and special events.

Rhode Island

Déjà Vu in Rhode Island: Will Cannabis Become Legal by Budget or Bill?

Gov. Daniel McKee proposed legalization in his budget, again, just as lawmakers prepare to introduce a bill that reflects months of negotiations on last year’s competing budget and bill proposals.

South Carolina

In South Carolina, Momentum Brews for Medical Cannabis

The Senate will hold a floor vote on medical cannabis next week, and the bill has strong support from groups like Americans for Prosperity. But the GOP majority is likely to pose an obstacle.