A hard lesson was learned after cannabis was discovered in a suitcase at the airport: the government does not have to prove cannabis is marijuana to convict you of trafficking in marijuana. A new case recently clarified that the legal burden shifts and requires the accused to produce evidence thatContinue Reading Hemp in Your Suitcase Can Get You Convicted of Trafficking in Marijuana
On May 19, 2022, the United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in a landmark case regarding the legality of delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC). The court held, in AK Futures LLC v. Boyd Street Distro, LLC, that the plain and unambiguous text of the 2018 Agricultural
On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Ninth Circuit ruled that hemp-derived products which contain delta-8 THC are currently legal under federal law, and entitled to trademark protection.
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On May 4, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out warning letters to five companies distributing Delta-8 THC (FDA Warning Letters). This is the first time that the FDA specifically addressed products containing hemp-derived Delta-8. In all but one of the letters, the FDA also warned about distributing
Big changes are coming to Oregon’s cannabis industry.
Fresh off a vote today, December 28, 2021, the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) approved new rules which will affect cannabis – including both hemp and marijuana – businesses throughout Oregon state. Many of the rule changes that were voted on…Continue Reading Big Changes Coming for Oregon Cannabis Businesses in 2022
As of today, New Jersey opened the state’s marijuana license application period, allowing individuals and businesses to apply for licenses to be marijuana cultivators and manufacturers in that state. With more and more states implementing marijuana programs and still more states expanding their programs from medical to adult use, if…Continue Reading The Comprehensive Marijuana License Application Primer
Delta-8 THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) has taken the cannabis industry by storm. Despite falling into a legal gray area, the Delta-8 THC compound is exploding in popularity with consumers throughout the country since late 2019, resulting in disruptions in both the CBD and Delta-9 THC markets and legislative action by some states …Continue Reading Is Delta-8 THC Legal in My State?