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.
I’m excited to be on a panel at NoCo Hemp Expo in Denver this Friday to discuss “Legal Insight: Farm Bill, Policy, Regulation”.
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 Hemp Authority wants your comments on its certification program, which it is calling “Guidance Plan 1.0”, so that it can revise it into “Guidance plan 2.0”. The deadline for commenting is April 15, 2019.
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The USPS acknowledges the legal status of hemp derived CBD and provides temporary “acceptance criteria” for demonstrating when a mailing is compliant.
While Gottlieb’s resignation alone may not indicate an immediate change in FDA policy toward CBD, it definitely creates a degree of uncertainty as to what will be atop the agenda of Commissioner Gottlieb’s replacement.
The Hemp Authority has proposed a certification program that many leading stakeholders contend is flawed. Fortunately, it’s agreed to work on “version 2.0”.
The USDA is seeking public input regarding the 2018 Farm Bill. It will accept written comments through March 1, 2019.
The upshot of all this generally, and in North Carolina specifically, is that there is strong legal precedent that businesses may continue to sell products containing full-spectrum hemp extract derived from lawful hemp.