Following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the hemp industry continues to evolve by the minute. Fortunately for our clients, Fairfield and Woods is at the forefront of national, state, and local regulatory creation and is uniquely positioned to help landowners, growers, processors, and others in the industry with all aspects of business including:

  • Federal regulations (USDA, FDA)
  • State and local regulations
  • Business due diligence 
  • Business formation and start-up considerations
  • Banking, insurance, and surety bonds
  • Fundraising, including private placements and securities law issues
  • Land acquisition and due diligence
  • Exit strategy, including mergers and acquisitions 
  • Governmental affairs and relations
  • Governmental licensing
  • Land use entitlements, permits, and approvals
  • Production contracts and seed contracts
  • Processing hemp
  • Sale of hemp and CBD
  • Interstate transportation
  • Testing and “hot hemp”
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Environmental