USDA Approves Iowa’s Hemp Plan, IDALS Releases License Application

By: BrownWinick | 04.01.2020

  Governor Reynolds signed the Iowa Hemp Act into law May 13, 2019. Nearly a year later, applications are now being accepted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) for growing outdoor hemp crops. Applications were released following the USDA’s March 20, 2020 approval of Iowa’s industrial hemp plan. Iowa is now Read…

It’s 2020, is Hemp legal yet?

By: BrownWinick | 02.24.2020

Hemp is still illegal in Iowa. And while legalization is coming, it is unclear how exactly hemp and hemp-derived products, such as certain CBD (cannabidiol) products, will be regulated. The United States Department of Agriculture has yet to approve Iowa’s state plan for licensing and regulating the production of hemp, which is necessary for legalization. Read…