Texas Movement with Government Affairs on Hemp
Chuck Mains joins 420MSP to chat about the Texas Department of State Health Services adopting official rules governing the production (cultivation), processing, handling, sampling, testing, and disposal of hemp, which is defined as cannabis with less than .3% THC. These rules go into effect July 26th and have been long coming since the end of 2018, hemp was legalized nationwide and in June 2019, state lawmakers instituted the Texas Hemp Program. With the release of applications to the public to obtain a licenses, Texas is expected to have thousands of people apply to grow hemp in 2020, sowing the seeds of a crop that could create growth in industries such as agriculture, food and beverage, textiles, and construction. Watch the Full Interview HERE.