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This blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to give you any legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any actions with respect to cannabis, including hemp, marijuana, and/or any of their cannabinoids. Marijuana is illegal under federal law and the laws of many states. Possessing, using, distributing, and/or selling marijuana are all federal crimes. Please also note that even though marijuana is illegal under federal law, participants in the marijuana industry are required to pay federal taxes. This is true even for state not-for-profit entities. 
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Will the Proposed FDA Ban On Flavored Vape Additives Include Hemp Terpenes?

It appears the FDA is most concerned with the flavors that may be attractive to minors, such as mango, strawberry etc… Recalling that some of the terpenes in hemp can mimic some of these flavors, it may be that the FDA would consider hemp terpenes a flavoring and that they would be included in the ban. 

The Future of Hemp Flower- Could it all go up in smoke? A Report From the Southern Hemp Expo.

The overall consensus among the panel members was that smokable hemp should be permitted in any state with an industrial hemp program. It provides consumers an alternative method of consuming industrial hemp, with many people choosing this approach to obtain its therapeutic benefits.

Why is the VA Denying Home Loans to Veterans Who Work in the Marijuana Industry? (Guest Post)

The Department of Veterans Affairs has “an unpublished policy” stating that the office does not consider employment in industries related to marijuana as either reliable or stable. These are among the two most important criteria for determining creditworthiness and who qualifies to purchase a home.

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Rod's Publications

Beyond Rope & Dope; Best Lawyers in America Winter Business Edition 2017

Author of the first legal business primer for the cannabis industry.

News, advocacy, and opinions for the cannabis industry.

Rod is a contributor at the Global Hemp Group Blog.

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