Decarboxylating the hemp may cause false positives for the technical requirements of the THC levels in Hemp. Learn more about how to test the THC Levels in Hemp, here.
The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp by providing for its cultivation and interstate transportation, but its definition of Hemp could be used to argue the all marijuana is technically hemp because of the usage of only delta-9 THC as the meaning for determining if it has less than 0.3% THC or less, and is therefore hemp.
Testing Hemp for Delta-9 THC
Testing Hemp for Delta-9 THC and Farm Bill Compliance – the USDA updated this for total THC – frustrating the american hemp farmers further in 2021 when those regulations go into effect. It’s unfortunate because most hemp strains cannot meet the total THC levels.
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