According to all predictions the hemp and CBD industry is about to take off like a rocket ship.
I had a great time recently talking with award winning journalist Rhiannon Fionn, editor and publisher of the Carolina Cannabis News (CCN), for a recent podcast.
I was honored to speak on two panels at CBD Expo East with a number of excellent co-panelists: “Regulatory (Re-)Scheduling of CBD & its Drug Abuse Liability” and “Globalization: CBD in Markets Around the World”.
The cannabis industry is growing like a weed. Since 2016, US revenue from cannabis has almost doubled.
In a very real and practical way, using one testing method can result in a different legal outcome than a using a different method.
“The evolving regulatory status of CBD”, a paper I co-wrote with Dr. Jamie Corroon, was published this week on the popular Project CBD website.
I enjoyed sharing a panel to discuss hemp legal issues with my friends and fellow attorneys at the Southern US Hemp Conference and Expo this week in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Research suggests that some cannabinoids may, in fact, increase focus, suppress appetite and keep users awake.
One thing that appears to have gone unnoticed in all of the front page articles is the fact that Canada is not the largest jurisdiction in the world in which recreational (adult use) marijuana is lawful.
To say that all CBD is unlawful because it is a derivative of Cannabis is nonsensical; there are lawful and unlawful types of Cannabis.