I typically advise my clients to ship hemp products through the US Mail. Unlike private carriers, the US Postal Service (USPS) cannot open packages unless it has probable cause to do so. One of the unexpected effects of hemp legalization is that the mere smell of cannabis no longer constitutes probable cause to believe that the package contains illegal marijuana.
WLOS covered the emerging smokable hemp issue. I am happy to have been interviewed for the story.
“The fact that local law enforcement may need to adjust tactics and training in response to changes in federal law is not a sufficient basis for enacting unconstitutional legislation.”
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.
There is really no portion of American life that the Hemp for Victory bill does not touch. It seeks to study the potential uses of hemp across all sectors of our economy.
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.
My client’s interaction with DHL reiterates my view that it is usually best to ship hemp and hemp products through the US Postal Service.
Texas finally came around and enacted House Bill 1325 (HB1325), which regulates hemp production in the state. The law went into effect last night.