HIA and RE Botanicals filed a legal action against the DEA on Friday regarding the Interim Final Rule it issued on August 21, 2020. We are proud to be part of the legal team.
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The issuance of the DEA’s new rule continues a pattern of unwanted and aggressive interference with a lawful industry. This article addresses the DEA’s position on hemp extract.
I recently had a wide-ranging discussion about cannabinoids, hemp, and marijuana with Kevin Carrillo of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast. Watch it here.
Rod Kight discusses hemp with Emmett McGregor of SciPhy Systems for the season finale of the “Plants to Plants” hemp processing seminar series.
Despite their similarities, the structural difference between Δ8THC and Δ9THC makes a substantial difference in how they affect our bodies. It also affects their legal status.
We encourage our readers to sign a petition sponsored by our friends at Vote Hemp that urges Congress to amend the definition of hemp to increase the THC limit to 1%. If enacted, this definitional change would result in a significant and positive change for the hemp industry.
Do we really want to deny our military Service Members access to otherwise lawful products that could provide significant relief just to preserve the integrity of an outmoded drug testing program?
Workers’ compensation cases are likely to continue highlighting the tension between federal and state cannabis laws.
While the Farm Bill is unequivocal about expanding the category of legal hemp to include “extracts”, it does not specify an acceptable upper THC concentration limit, nor explicitly allow or disallow for remediation through removal and destruction of some, or all, of the THC they contain.