By now some of you may have heard about the truck driver that was arrested for transporting nearly 7,000 pounds of industrial hemp in the truck he was hauling from Oregon to Colorado. This simple case presents critically important legal and technological issues that will likely plague the legal cannabis industry for years to come: enforcement and testing.» Read More
The new year is right around the corner, which will prove to be a truly new year for the industrial hemp industry and the crown jewel of hemp-derived consumer products: CBD. As we have laid out in our previous two posts that you can read here and here, the already ubiquitous CBD has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. » Read More
In this second post in Legally Grown’s CBD holiday series, the Ghost of CBD Present looms large. (You can check out the first post in this series here.) We address what is happening now in the legal regulation of CBD-related goods and services, which is all-things-Farm-Bill. » Read More
CBD oil. CBD-infused food. CBD balms and beauty products. CBD pet products. CBD seems to be everywhere and on everyone’s news feeds these days. Indeed, these are exciting times for the hemp industry, as President Trump is set to sign the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 – a development that will fundamentally change the hemp industry in America.» Read More
In my last post, I discussed how there can be federal barriers preventing certain businesses from entering the cannabis industry, despite state legalization. Here, we discuss the importance of considering local laws.
Just like other businesses, one of the biggest, and most important, challenges a cannabis business may face is identifying a suitable location to operate. » Read More