This post contains the full-length video discussion I recently had about novel cannabinoids and the DEA with Christopher Ware, founder of KCA Laboratories, and Jody McGinness, Executive Director of the HIA. Thanks to the HIA for putting on this webinar and for allowing me to share it.
Category: Federal Commerce- USA
Cannabinoid Breakdown- Analyzing the DEA’s Position on Novel Cannabinoids
This article breaks down the legal status of novel and mood-altering cannabinoids, including a discussion of the “synthetic versus natural” issue that is dominating much of the cannabis conversation in cannabis media and state legislatures.
THCO is a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance Says DEA
Although I do not always agree with the DEA’s view on cannabis matters, I agree with its opinion on THCO and, frankly, am not surprised. This is what I have been saying for a while.
SPEAK OUT! Take a Confidential Hemp Survey to Help the Industry
I need your help. Please take a few minutes to answer my brief, anonymous survey. I intend to use the results to discuss the current direction that hemp is taking, to predict where it is headed, and to propose some policies that will help the industry going forward.
Rod Discusses THCa Flower with Shayda Torabi on the To Be Blunt Podcast
“You gotta go into this with eyes open, and if you’re gonna go into it, you need to make sure that you’re well educated.” – Rod Kight
Rod Discusses THCa and Other Hemp Issues with JD McCormick of American Healthy Alternatives (Video Podcast)
In this video podcast, Rod Kight discusses THCa, the 2023 Farm Bill, international cannabis law, and other important and emerging issues in the cannabis and hemp industry with JD McCormick, founder of the American Healthy Alternatives Association.
THCa Flower- The Next Big Thing in Hempland?
We are suddenly receiving lots of calls about “THCa hemp flower”. In this article I will discuss what THCa flower is and the legal and practical issues you need to know about it.
Rod’s Keynote speech: Perils Facing the Hemp and Cannabinoid Industry [Video]
In this keynote speech Rod addresses perils facing the hemp industry, including the threat posed by Big Marijuana, cannabis associations that purport to advocate for hemp while promoting corporate marijuana interests, and the current crisis for hemp in NC. Rod also discusses important federal law issues and practical recommendations for the hemp industry.
The Source Rule is Alive and Well
The Source Rule, which says that the source of a cannabinoid determines its legal status, is embedded into the legal fabric of the cannabis industry. In this article I respond to arguments claiming that the Source Rule is dead and show that, far from dead, it is now more relevant than ever.