This first installment of a two-part series covers important things to know in general about being stopped in public by law enforcement while in possession of hemp or a hemp-derived product.
Today, the USDA announced the availability of two programs aimed at protecting hemp producers against crop loss due to natural disasters. The impact of these programs could be a steadying force on an industry desperately in need of certainty.
Some NC legislators may decide that it is not in their best interests in an election year to vote in favor of a bill that their constituents actively oppose. If SB315 does not become law then there may be no mechanism to propose a plan to the USDA and hemp production will be regulated by the USDA next year.
Enacting this Bill into law could be a game-changer in that it will expressly authorize CBD in food and as a dietary supplement; however, passage in the Senate is far from a foregone conclusion.
The FDA is poised to be the primary regulatory body governing and setting policy for consumer sales of CBD in the USA. The “wild card” is what, if anything, it will do about products containing hemp extract with CBD.
2020 will be a historic and transformative year for cannabis, particularly for hemp and CBD. Here are my top 5 predictions.
As the hemp flower matures and the CBD increases, the total THC also increases, both predictably and consistently (0.1% increase in Total THC for every 2% increase in Total CBD) across the more than 50 strains tested.
I was recently asked by my friends at Darling Hemp to participate in a video they created to highlight some of the most important issues that the Rule raises.
Considering the large and growing number of hemp and CBD companies doing business in the US right now, the companies that received warning letters might rightly consider themselves unlucky.