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.
Category: Business and Commerce Law
The International D8 Line
When is it legal to travel abroad with delta-8 THC or to sell it to customers outside the US? The answer is not very complicated.
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 Discusses Hemp in NC with Charlotte NPR (Podcast)
In this podcast, Rod discusses the current state of hemp and marijuana in North Carolina with industry experts Bert James and Dr. Guochen Yang for the Charlotte Talks podcast on NPR station WFAE (90.7 FM).
Whoa There Pardner- Wrangling In the Confusion About Smokable Hemp in Texas
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and right now there is a huge amount of confusion regarding the legal status of smokable hemp in the Lone Star State. This blog post clarifies the issue.
North Carolina Passes Last Minute Hemp Law
In a nail-biter scenario, the NC General Assembly passed hemp legislation late this afternoon, one day before all of the state’s existing hemp laws are set to expire. We expect the bill to be signed by Governor Cooper shortly. Thank you to all of the NC hemp industry participants and hemp-friendly legislators who got this done.
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.
Virginia Stomps Its Local Hemp Industry With New Law
Virginia’s attempt to provide further clarity regarding hemp extract and hemp-derived products has instead resulted in additional and onerous regulations that challenge the vitality of an industry it once strongly supported.