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In the News: The Hazards of Hauling Hemp

Marijuana Plants Growing on Cannabis Farm

Eric Alvarez, an Associate of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was quoted in “The Hazards of Hauling Hemp” by truckinginfo.com following his Legally Grown blog post, “Trucker Arrested for Industrial Hemp Transportation Demonstrates Legal Implications for the Future of Cannabis Enforcement and Testing.”

“Cannabis” is a general term used for both hemp and marijuana plants, [Eric] explain[s]. One has numerous uses as an industrial raw material, while the other is popular as a recreational drug that is also used for medicinal purposes in many states.”  [He notes] that Section 10114(a) of the 2018 Farm Bill reads that, “Nothing in this title or an amendment made by this title prohibits the interstate commerce of hemp (as defined in section 297A of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (as added by section 10113)) or hemp products.”

If you have any questions regarding this post or any other related matters, please feel free to email Eric at ealvarez@norris-law.com.