To open markets and stabilize the supply chain by securing legislation and rule making that advances the business interests of U.S. hemp farmers, cannabinoid processors, and agribusinesses.
AgHS Chief Legislative Strategist Courtney N. Moran, LL.M.’s landmark legislative accomplishments include:
• Co-authoring the 2018 Farm Bill in collaboration with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
• Advancing OR hemp agricultural and horticultural interests:
HB 4060 (2016) (H. 54-4, S. unanimous)
SB 1015 (2017) (H. unanimous, S. 26-3)
HB 4089 (2018) (H. 58-1, S. unanimous)
HB 2284 (2021) (H. unanimous, S. 26-3)
HB 3000 (2021) (H. unanimous, S. 24-3)
• Strategizing, authoring and implementing state hemp programs for SC, WI, AK, MO
• Guiding passage of MT HB 396 (2021) (H. 98-1; S. unanimous) authorizing hemp as animal feed and creating new markets for hemp grain, fiber and whole plant products.
Our experience has established trusted post partisan relationships with Stakeholder Organizations, Lobbyists, Legislators, Agency personnel, and Law enforcement to accomplish our client’s goals.
Courtney N. Moran, LL.M.
Courtney N. Moran, LL.M. founding principal of EARTH Law, LLC and chief legislative strategist for Agricultural Hemp Solutions, LLC expertly champions legal policy for hemp agribusiness development.
In Washington, D.C., Courtney worked closely with the offices of Senator Ron Wyden and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in drafting and negotiating the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 (S. 2667), the language included in the 2018 Farm Bill (the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) federally legalizing hemp!