There are several options provided by the US federal government that hemp and CBD businesses can take advantage of during these turbulent times.
Trademark registration is not simply a matter of racing to the USPTO to register a word or phrase that you wish to have exclusive rights to, even if you were the first to use the word or phrase.
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The FDA has yet to create a regulatory pathway for CBD. Does its most recent report to Congress herald a change?
Although the DOT Notice regarding drug testing purports to clarify the law with respect to a certain category of “safety-sensitive” employees, it really just muddies the water.
This second installment of a two-part series discusses important things to know when stopped in public by law enforcement while transporting hemp or a hemp-derived product.
This first installment of a two-part series covers important things to know in general about being stopped in public by law enforcement while in possession of hemp or a hemp-derived product.
Today, the USDA announced the availability of two programs aimed at protecting hemp producers against crop loss due to natural disasters. The impact of these programs could be a steadying force on an industry desperately in need of certainty.
Some NC legislators may decide that it is not in their best interests in an election year to vote in favor of a bill that their constituents actively oppose. If SB315 does not become law then there may be no mechanism to propose a plan to the USDA and hemp production will be regulated by the USDA next year.
Enacting this Bill into law could be a game-changer in that it will expressly authorize CBD in food and as a dietary supplement; however, passage in the Senate is far from a foregone conclusion.