HIA and RE Botanicals filed a legal action against the DEA on Friday regarding the Interim Final Rule it issued on August 21, 2020. We are proud to be part of the legal team.
The issuance of the DEA’s new rule continues a pattern of unwanted and aggressive interference with a lawful industry. This article addresses the DEA’s position on delta-8 THC.
I recently had a wide-ranging discussion about cannabinoids, hemp, and marijuana with Kevin Carrillo of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast. Watch it here.
The key takeaway is that transparency is rewarded. The ODA monitoring program will consist largely of education and outreach, and will start with random site record keeping visits.
Despite their similarities, the structural difference between Δ8THC and Δ9THC makes a substantial difference in how they affect our bodies. It also affects their legal status.
We encourage our readers to sign a petition sponsored by our friends at Vote Hemp that urges Congress to amend the definition of hemp to increase the THC limit to 1%. If enacted, this definitional change would result in a significant and positive change for the hemp industry.
The amount of information that needs to be included in a Novel Food application is quite significant, not to mention the fact that the information contained in a successful Novel Food application must be backed with technical and scientifically certified findings.
As in 1942 when US farmers were called to action through the Hemp for Victory Campaign to bring back hemp to help during WWII, the Friends of HEMP are calling on the US hemp industry to again prove the incredible potential of hemp in supporting our country during times of crisis.
My vote for “the next CBD” goes to cannabinol (CBN). This is based on its growing acclaim as a safe sleep aid with few, if any, side effects.