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USDA Gives Hemp Farmers Breathing Room on THC, Testing, but Retains DEA Requirement (Cynthia Petrone-Hudock)

Episode Summary

This week on CannaWeek, we are joined by CEO of Hemp-Alternative & Advisor to New Frontier Data, Cynthia Petrone-Hudock, and New Frontier Data's Chief Knowledge Officer, John Kagia. Cynthia and John discuss their thoughts on the new hemp production rules released by the USDA last week, and how the US hemp industry is progressing. Cynthia and John give insights on the legality of hemp and how the industry is working to evolve into a mainstream market in 2021.

Episode Notes

This week's discussion focuses on the current state of the US hemp industry, and what the new USDA hemp production rules could mean for the supply chain. Cynthia shares some of the triumphs and challenges she has experienced during her time in the industry. Our guests discuss what we can expect to see in 2021 and beyond.