When USDA published its interim final rule on hemp production in October, how did states respond? What does it mean for the emerging industry and for local growers of hemp? This panel discussion will provide insights from USDA leadership on the interim final rule, as well as experts in the states implementing hemp programs. Federal, state and local experts will provide insight into the emerging industry. This panel, moderated by the lead reporter on the issue for Congressional Quarterly, promises to provide a lively discussion.
Moderator: Ellyn Ferguson, Senior Writer, CQ
- Sonia Jimenez, USDA Deputy Administrator, Agriculture Marketing Service, Specialty Crops Program
- Holly Bell, Director of Cannabis, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
- Erica Stark, Executive Director, National Hemp Association
- Kathryn Szmuszkovicz, Managing Principal, Beveridge & Diamond
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Light snacks and beverages will be provided.
This is event is off the record and not for press purposes.
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