Texas finally came around and enacted House Bill 1325 (HB1325), which regulates hemp production in the state. The law went into effect last night.
The USDA issued an important legal opinion letter today regarding hemp covering four main topics.
Rod was selected to speak at FDA’s Scientific Data and Information about Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds Public Hearing on Friday, May 31, 2019.
Hemp and marijuana look the same and have the same odor, both unburned and burned. This makes it impossible for law enforcement to use the appearance of marijuana or the odor of marijuana to develop probable cause for arrest, seizure of the item, or probable cause for a search warrant.
In this article I will describe what is meant by “Total THC”, discuss why it has become an issue, lay out the arguments that support it, and conclude by arguing that the concept of “Total THC” is misplaced and not supported by the plain language of the 2018 Farm Bill.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, the NC Dept. of Agriculture conducted a statewide inspection of hemp processors and retail outlets selling hemp flower and CBD products. The inspection was unannounced and caused significant speculation across the state.
Whether a company can claim an exclusive right to use a specific term in connection with hemp ultimately depends on that company’s conduct.
I’m excited to be on a panel at NoCo Hemp Expo in Denver this Friday to discuss “Legal Insight: Farm Bill, Policy, Regulation”.
I recently talked cannabis law with attorney Tom Howard. We discussed cannabis law, CBD, THC testing, marijuana legal trivia, emerging trends, and lots of other things. Here’s the video.
The Hemp Authority wants your comments on its certification program, which it is calling “Guidance Plan 1.0”, so that it can revise it into “Guidance plan 2.0”. The deadline for commenting is April 15, 2019.