As a cannabis attorney, one of the questions I am asked most frequently is whether hemp and hemp products can be transported across state lines.
Failing to establish testing uniformity almost guarantees mayhem as buyers and growers attempt to create an interstate market for hemp because of the uncertainty a buyer in one state faces when attempting to import hemp from another state.
The International Cannabis Law Bar Association held a conference in NYC on a wide array of cannabis law topics by some of the most active cannabis law attorneys in the country, including Kight Law attorneys Rod Kight and Kamran Aryah.
WLOS covered the emerging smokable hemp issue. I am happy to have been interviewed for the story.
The overall consensus among the panel members was that smokable hemp should be permitted in any state with an industrial hemp program. It provides consumers an alternative method of consuming industrial hemp, with many people choosing this approach to obtain its therapeutic benefits.
Jobs in the legal cannabis industry are coming by the hundreds of thousands and there’s no sign of that halting.
The “wild west” days of manufacturing and selling cannabis products outside the sphere of regulatory influence are rapidly coming to an end.
Based on the SC Attorney General’s opinion, not only would the person possessing or handling hemp without a license be subject to criminal liability, the hemp they were in possession of could be subject to seizure by law enforcement.
This article discusses the reasons for smokable hemp’s rapid rise in popularity, why the future of smokable hemp is vital to the hemp industry at large, and the ways in which its legal status is under attack in several states.
The entire hemp industry is anxiously awaiting guidance from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This wait has created a vacuum of sorts that many state legislatures are beginning to fill.