Hemp Regulations Create Compliance Challenges
March 11, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment On October 31, 2019, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled the interim final rule for its U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, and may now pro- ceed with review and approval of state and tribal hemp plans. e release commenced... Read more
Reading the Tea Leaves: Looking at the History of Hemp and CBD to Predict the Future
By Justin Walsh It’s an exciting time to be in hemp and CBD! I have attended and spoken at several conferences over the last year. I have been in places as diverse as Seattle, Denver, Dallas, and Orlando. The products I have seen have made me excited for the... Read more
The Buckeye State is getting closer to becoming a hemp state. As of noon on Tuesday, Ohio’s Department of Agriculture began accepting applications for licenses from would-be growers and processors to cultivate hemp during this year’s growing season.  Advertisement The application window follows last year’s legislation passed by Ohio... Read more
A tentative ceasefire between North Dakota’s previously anti-hemp governor and its lawmakers has been put into peril by two widely differing estimates on what it will take to legalize the plant in the state.  On Tuesday, Governor Kristi Noem presented a plan to a legislative committee to put $3.5... Read more
Simple Guide to Hemp vs Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana are both derived from the cannabis Sativa family. While they do share certain similarities, due to each plant’s biological structure, they have several very distinct and crucial differences.

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Texas state crime labs won’t test suspected marijuana in low-level cases
The Texas Department of Public Safety is almost ready to roll out its long-awaited lab test to tell if cannabis is newly legal hemp or illegal marijuana. But DPS Director Steve McCraw notified Texas law enforcement agencies this month of a crucial caveat: The state labs won’t do testing in misdemeanor... Read more
Committee Blog: Cannabis Banking – Regulatory Outlook and Effective Compliance
by Angela Lucas, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Sterling Compliance, LLCMember of NCIA’s Banking & Financial Services Committee During a recent webinar, we polled the audience on their current positions on offering financial services – traditional financial services – to direct marijuana-related businesses (MRBs). The results, as you might imagine,... Read more
Barely a year after the legalization of hemp by the federal government with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, state lawmakers in Georgia are pushing to re-criminalize possession of small amounts of the plant. Under a bill approved on Tuesday by the Georgia House of Representatives’ Agriculture and... Read more
Patented (and Unapproved) Therapeutic Uses For CBD Cannabis Patent Review II
There are plenty of reports and testimonials on the medical benefits of cannabis. Time, and better data, will determine whether these benefits are realized, and whether some are overblown, and the U.S. FDA will decide when the therapeutic uses of cannabinoids are safe and effective, and approvable for human use... Read more
A Weed Grows in Davos
At the World Economic Forum, cannabis is a commodity like any other — but these interested parties aren’t looking to get high Here at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, one sign that your international venture has reached a level of prominence is the appearance of a “house” bearing... Read more



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