Employers in most states still have the right to discriminate against cannabis users in pre-employment drug screenings. The exception is the state of Nevada, which passed legislation banning the disqualification of a candidate for employment based on cannabis use.
As anyone involved in the cannabis industry is aware, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held hearings on May 31, 2019. Ostensibly, the hearing was about “Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds”. In reality, it was about cannabidiol (CBD) in foods, cosmetics, and dietary supplements.
Hemp industry professionals want, (and more importantly consumers deserve) accountability, and a standard set of protocols that they can follow to ensure that hemp and CBD products are safe, and contain CBD in concentrations that match their labels.
On the west coast, the term “cannabis” is quickly replacing “marijuana” as the preferred term. While this may be proper and laudable from a botanical and historical perspective, it muddies the water when analyzing legal issues.
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 mouth swab drug test is commonly used by employers. Here’s what you need to know.
A WV federal court dismissed a case brought against hemp farmers, ruling that hemp is not a controlled substance and may be transported across state lines.
If Congress legislates a solution to the cannabis commerce problem it is difficult to envision cryptocurrencies gaining a foothold. But if Congress fails to act, cryptocurrencies may become intwined with future cannabis commerce.
All cannabis products come from cannabis plants, which necessarily grow from cannabis seeds. This article is a summary overview of the legal status of cannabis seeds in four select European countries, with a postscript about importing seeds into the USA.
Governments across the world, having become familiar with the health benefits of marijuana, are now legalizing cannabis use for medical patients. As a result, medical marijuana has become more mainstream than ever in the health industry.