Today we are experiencing a renaissance in the hemp industry. Growing worldwide support for hemp-derived products is growing and laws and support from regulating bodies is moving forward in a way that many have dreamed of for decades. While this forward progress is encouraging, the landscape surrounding CBD products can be confusing even for those deeply involved.
At Big Sky Botanicals it is our top priority to continue to monitor the hemp industry landscape, best practices, federal law, state law, and rules imposed by regulating bodies. Our goal is to ensure that our products, company, and educational resources are accurate, safe, and in compliance with the current legal landscape.
In December of 2018, President Trump signed into law the 2018 Farm Bill. In this bill, hemp was removed from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) of 1970 through separate definition from THC-rich marijuana. Specifically, the bill defines now legal hemp as: "all parts of the plant less than 0.3% THC, including “derivatives,” “extracts” and “cannabinoids”".
For more information, please see the summary of the changes implemented by the 2018 Farm Bill compiled by the US Hemp Roundtable here.
In addition to ongoing legal compliance, we work hard to ensure that we are providing safe products to you, the end consumer. This is accomplished through seeking only the highest quality hemp-derived products and by providing transparency around our company practices, manufacturing, and product contents. Specifically, we are committed to safety & transparency by:
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer your message.