HIA Issues Legal Position Statement Supporting Delta-8 THC

The HIA issued a statement in support of delta 8 THC and other hemp cannabinoids.

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) issued a press release and accompanying legal position statement in support of delta-8 THC and other hemp cannabinoids today. You can read the legal position statement below or by clicking here. You can read the HIA’s press release by clicking here.

We are proud to represent the HIA and to have prepared the position statement. The HIA has a long history of supporting hemp and participants in the hemp industry, including by filing a series of lawsuits against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). At a time when a number of law enforcement agencies, state departments of agriculture, and even other hemp organizations are taking public stances against delta-8 THC, it is refreshing that the HIA is willing to step up and publicly support the whole plant. 

Update: You can read Hemp Grower media’s take on the HIA’s position by clicking here

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June 23, 2021

Rod Kight, Cannabis industry attorney

Rod Kight is an international hemp lawyer. He represents businesses throughout the hemp industry. Additionally, Rod speaks at hemp and cannabis conferences, drafts and presents legislation to foreign governments, is regularly quoted on hemp and cannabis matters in the media, and is the editor of the Kight on Cannabis legal blog, which discusses legal issues affecting the hemp and cannabis industry. You can contact him by clicking here

1 comment on “HIA Issues Legal Position Statement Supporting Delta-8 THCAdd yours →

  1. Rod,
    Do you anticipate a move by the NC General Assembly to ban delta-8? Have you heard of any rumblings that may signal an end to it’s legal status in this state?

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