France recently announced a liberalization of its laws governing hemp. The French import and export market for hemp and hemp products is open.
Category: Business and Commerce Law
I am fortunate enough to speak with clients, attorneys, and other experts in the cannabis industry on a daily basis and have some thoughts about what we can expect for cannabis (by which I mean both “hemp” and “marijuana”) in 2002.
In this article I argue that products containing hemp extract with delta-9 THC concentrations sufficient to cause intoxication that do not exceed the legal limit of 0.3% on a dry weight basis are not controlled substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act and that attempting to regulate hemp products based on intoxication is a Fool’s Errand.
This article discusses the legal status of hemp in Mexico, an evolving issue that was the subject of a recent decision by the country’s highest court. It also makes some predictions and practical recommendations for engaging in the emerging Mexican hemp industry.
The District Court in Travis County, Texas entered a temporary injunction this morning in our pending lawsuit against the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) regarding its improper scheduling of delta-8 THC from hemp.
Our position on D8 from hemp was recently confirmed by the DEA in two public announcements- a webinar and a letter. See the video and read the letter in this post.
With limited exceptions, the USPS will no longer accept or send any package that contains hemp vaping products. Hemp vapes that are deposited in the mail are subject to seizure and forfeiture and senders are subject to criminal fines, imprisonment, and civil penalties.
Texas joins the ranks of states that have banned hemp-derived delta 8 THC. Its Department of State Health Services quietly placed D8 onto the state’s list of controlled substances following the legislature’s inability to pass a bill that would have banned it.
On October 4, the South Carolina Attorney General (AG) issued an unfavorable opinion regarding the legal status of delta-8 THC at the request of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). In this post we discuss the AG’s flawed analysis and its likely effect.