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.
Category: Processors and Manufacturers
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.
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 hemp extract.
I recently had a wide-ranging discussion about cannabinoids, hemp, and marijuana with Kevin Carrillo of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast. Watch it here.
Rod Kight discusses hemp with Emmett McGregor of SciPhy Systems for the season finale of the “Plants to Plants” hemp processing seminar series.
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.
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.
While the Farm Bill is unequivocal about expanding the category of legal hemp to include “extracts”, it does not specify an acceptable upper THC concentration limit, nor explicitly allow or disallow for remediation through removal and destruction of some, or all, of the THC they contain.
Manufacturers of food products containing CBD and other cannabinoid derivatives must submit a Novel Foods application in line with the Novel Foods Regulation in order to sell their products in the European Union.