Co-Sponsored Event: Hemp Regulations and States Implementation

Thursday, January 23, 2020
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Beveridge & Diamond
1350 I Street NW, 6th Floor Conf. Center
Washington, DC 20003


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 JimenezUSDA Deputy Administrator, Agriculture Marketing Service, Specialty Crops Program
  • Holly BellDirector of Cannabis, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  • Erica Stark, Executive Director, National Hemp Association
  • Kathryn SzmuszkoviczManaging Principal, Beveridge & Diamond

Registration Fees:

  • Member: $20
  • Non-Member: $40

EBA Members will receive the Member fee. Please register here.
Code: HempEventMemberPrice

Light snacks and beverages will be provided. 

This is event is off the record and not for press purposes.

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