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DOJ/DEA RIN: 1117-AB53 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: ●Implementation of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 

DEA is amending its regulations to implement the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, specifically by amending the definitions of hemp and marihuana, and the listings of tetrahydrocannabinols. This rule will conform DEA’s regulations to the statutory amendments to the Controlled Substances Act that have already taken effect, and will not add additional requirements to the regulations.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 1308.11(d)(31)    21 CFR 1308.11(d)(58)    21 CFR 1308.15(f)    21 CFR 1312.30(b)   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 802(16)    21 U.S.C. 812(e)    Pub. L. 115-334   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  11/00/2019 
Interim Final Rule Effective  11/00/2019 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  02/00/2020 
Additional Information: Docket No. DEA 500
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Scott A. Brinks
Section Chief, Regulatory Drafting and Support Section, Diversion Control Division
Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration
8701 Morrissette Drive,
Springfield, VA 22152
Phone:202 598-6812
Fax:202 353-1263