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CPG & CBD University Podcast

The CPG & CBD University Podcast, produced by Global Widget, LLC, is intended for audiences who are interested in learning more about CBD, health and wellness products. Each podcast episode will examine the burgeoning industry, including the latest news and trends, information around the sourcing, manufacturing, testing and distribution of CBD, health and wellness products, and any new product details from Global Widget’s in-house and private label brands.

Jan 29, 2021

In January 2021, the U. S. Department of Agriculture issued its final rule for hemp production, which is scheduled to go into effect March 22, 2021. Industry advocate and attorney, Rod Kight, discusses what the final rule means to the CBD industry, including two key points: the THC limit for hemp remaining at 0.3%, and hemp must still be tested for THC potency at DEA-certified labs by Dec. 31, 2022.

For more information on the USDA Final Rule for Hemp Production, read Rod’s blog at and visit the USDA website at