Melissa Schiller of Cannabis Business Times reached out to me last month to discuss hemp certification and published an article about it this month.
In this article I will describe what is meant by “Total THC”, discuss why it has become an issue, lay out the arguments that support it, and conclude by arguing that the concept of “Total THC” is misplaced and not supported by the plain language of the 2018 Farm Bill.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, the NC Dept. of Agriculture conducted a statewide inspection of hemp processors and retail outlets selling hemp flower and CBD products. The inspection was unannounced and caused significant speculation across the state.
Rod Kight is honored to be listed in Hemp Connoisseur Magazine’s “100 People You Should Know” list in its Spring 2019 edition.
“One single, small amount of CBD oil that you thought was cool to take on a trip with you, could result in life-changing effects,” says Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) US Customs (CBP) Port Director Cleatus Hunt Jr.
Hemp industry professionals want, (and more importantly consumers deserve) accountability, and a standard set of protocols that they can follow to ensure that hemp and CBD products are safe, and contain CBD in concentrations that match their labels.
Whether a company can claim an exclusive right to use a specific term in connection with hemp ultimately depends on that company’s conduct.
CBD is becoming such a popular topic that I and my colleagues…
I’m excited to be on a panel at NoCo Hemp Expo in Denver this Friday to discuss “Legal Insight: Farm Bill, Policy, Regulation”.
On the west coast, the term “cannabis” is quickly replacing “marijuana” as the preferred term. While this may be proper and laudable from a botanical and historical perspective, it muddies the water when analyzing legal issues.