A WV federal court dismissed a case brought against hemp farmers, ruling that hemp is not a controlled substance and may be transported across state lines.
The USPS acknowledges the legal status of hemp derived CBD and provides temporary “acceptance criteria” for demonstrating when a mailing is compliant.
While Gottlieb’s resignation alone may not indicate an immediate change in FDA policy toward CBD, it definitely creates a degree of uncertainty as to what will be atop the agenda of Commissioner Gottlieb’s replacement.
If Congress legislates a solution to the cannabis commerce problem it is difficult to envision cryptocurrencies gaining a foothold. But if Congress fails to act, cryptocurrencies may become intwined with future cannabis commerce.
The USDA is seeking public input regarding the 2018 Farm Bill. It will accept written comments through March 1, 2019.
I was asked to prepare an open letter to the hemp and CBD industry regarding concerns with the proposed US Hemp Authority Certification Program as developed and championed by the Hemp Roundtable and supported by the Hemp Industries Association.
This video by Klee Irwin teases out and summarizes the current pertinent issues regarding hemp and CBD that everyone should know.
Obtaining access to banking services is a problem that has plagued the cannabis industry since its inception.
The Farm Bill specifically prohibits a state from interfering with the transportation or commerce of hemp and hemp products within its borders. So why are Ohio and other states interfering?
Rod recently spoke with CBD School on the 2018 Farm Bill and the future of hemp and CBD.