When was hemp legalized in Kentucky?

April 5, 2020

In 2013, Kentucky passed a state law, Senate Bill 50, allowing production for agricultural research purposes. Although the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013, which would have allowed hemp production, failed, agricultural hemp was allowed by federal law under the Agricultural Act of 2014 (farm bill).

Is smokable hemp legal in Kentucky?

While the interim USDA guidelines do not mention any regulatory practices for smokable hemp, on the state level, under Kentucky revised statutes, it is not legal for anyone to possess raw flower without a license approved by the state, said Sean Southard, KDA's communications director.

When was CBD oil legalized in Indiana?

The Indiana law that took effect in March requires all CBD oil sold in the state to contain no more than 0.3 percent of THC, the psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants that, in large amounts, create a "high."

Where is hemp legal in the US?

At least six states—Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey and Oklahoma—enacted legislation in 2018 establishing hemp research and industrial hemp pilot programs.

Can you sell hemp flower in Kentucky?

Hemp derived CBD products are legal in Kentucky pursuant to 40 KRS 218A. There is uncertainty at the federal level on what parts of the hemp plant can be lawfully sold.