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.
The Hemp Authority has proposed a certification program that many leading stakeholders contend is flawed. Fortunately, it’s agreed to work on “version 2.0”.
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.
The upshot of all this generally, and in North Carolina specifically, is that there is strong legal precedent that businesses may continue to sell products containing full-spectrum hemp extract derived from lawful hemp.
A good hemp biomass and CBD broker knows how to identify and tame “unicorn” deals with effective strategies.
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.
Thanks to my colleague, attorney Neil Juneja of Gleam Law, and his team for creating and sharing this infographic.
This video by Klee Irwin teases out and summarizes the current pertinent issues regarding hemp and CBD that everyone should know.