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.
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.
These two issues will define and shape the hemp and CBD industry in 2019.
According to all predictions the hemp and CBD industry is about to take off like a rocket ship.
I had a great time recently talking with award winning journalist Rhiannon Fionn, editor and publisher of the Carolina Cannabis News (CCN), for a recent podcast.
The cannabis industry is growing like a weed. Since 2016, US revenue from cannabis has almost doubled.
I enjoyed sharing a panel to discuss hemp legal issues with my friends and fellow attorneys at the Southern US Hemp Conference and Expo this week in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Growing hemp in the US will be different next year, whether or not Congress finally gets its act together and passes the 2018 Farm Bill with its new hemp provisions.