Although the DOT Notice regarding drug testing purports to clarify the law with respect to a certain category of “safety-sensitive” employees, it really just muddies the water.
This second installment of a two-part series discusses important things to know when stopped in public by law enforcement while transporting hemp or a hemp-derived product.
This first installment of a two-part series covers important things to know in general about being stopped in public by law enforcement while in possession of hemp or a hemp-derived product.
Today, the USDA announced the availability of two programs aimed at protecting hemp producers against crop loss due to natural disasters. The impact of these programs could be a steadying force on an industry desperately in need of certainty.
Kight Law Office is pleased to announce that Rod Kight has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2020 Edition in the category of Cannabis Law. He is the only attorney in North Carolina to earn this distinction.
Some NC legislators may decide that it is not in their best interests in an election year to vote in favor of a bill that their constituents actively oppose. If SB315 does not become law then there may be no mechanism to propose a plan to the USDA and hemp production will be regulated by the USDA next year.
Enacting this Bill into law could be a game-changer in that it will expressly authorize CBD in food and as a dietary supplement; however, passage in the Senate is far from a foregone conclusion.
The FDA is poised to be the primary regulatory body governing and setting policy for consumer sales of CBD in the USA. The “wild card” is what, if anything, it will do about products containing hemp extract with CBD.
By any measure, it is wrong to force medical marijuana patients to choose between employment and taking the medicine they need to live balanced and productive lives.
2020 will be a historic and transformative year for cannabis, particularly for hemp and CBD. Here are my top 5 predictions.