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Illinois foal registration requirements updated

Illinois Law Update
Page 14
Amendments to the Part titled Standardbred, Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Breeding and Racing Program implemented provisions of the Horse Racing Act, establishing whether a foal can be registered as Illinois foaled and conceived for purposes of racing eligibility.

New licensing requirements for producers of “industrial hemp”

Illinois Law Update
Page 16
“Industrial hemp” is defined as a cannabis sativa plant or any part that contains no more than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The Department of Agriculture (DOA) has now adopted a new Part titled Industrial Hemp Act (8 Ill. Adm. Code 1200 (effective April 24, 2019)).

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