Sarah Blitz is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office and leader of the firm’s Cannabis industry team.
On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the publication of its hemp production Final Rule in the Federal Register. The Final Rule will go into effect on March 22, 2021. The Final Rule largely builds upon the Interim Final Rule which was in effect for the 2020 hemp growing season. It also takes into account feedback from three public comment periods. Below are six key takeaways from the Final Rule:… Continue Reading USDA Hemp Production Final Rule