The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Tuesday that hemp growers are specifically ineligible for a coronavirus relief program it’s running.

And while the stated reason for the crop’s exclusion is because it found hemp prices did not suffer a five percent or greater decline from January to April, USDA also made the notable decision to exclude hemp as one of only two commodities that won’t receive a reevaluation of eligibility if “credible evidence” surfaces that the crop’s market did experience such declines.

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Kyle Jaeger ~ MarijuanaMoment.net

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