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Honey Colony interviewed Rod for AN article on hemp and CBD under the 2018 Farm Bill. Honey Colony has a unique approach to investigative journalism. It focuses on health and combines hard hitting analysis with a curiosity rarely seen in contemporary media outlets. Its mission is “to empower you to be your own best health advocate while putting honesty back into the food supply.” I recently enjoyed some in depth discussions with editor Maryam Heinan
Ohio’s attempt to prohibit hemp derived CBD runs afoul of federal law. In this post I will explore an emerging issue, namely, whether or not a state can criminalize the sale and use of hemp and hemp products such as cannabidiol (CBD). Before I answer that question I need to qualify that a state’s department of health can probably restrict (or at least strenuously regulate) sales of hemp derived CBD. That is exactly what is…
Ohio’s attempt to prohibit hemp derived CBD runs afoul of federal law. In this post I will explore an emerging issue, namely, whether or not a state can criminalize the sale and use of hemp and hemp products such as cannabidiol (CBD). Before I answer that question I need to qualify that a state’s department of health can probably restrict (or at least strenuously regulate) sales of hemp derived CBD. That is exactly what is…
Copyright: Unsplash I License: CC0 Public Domain The cannabis industry is rapidly evolving with each passing year. The expected growth of the business is an astounding 700% by the end of 2022. Moreover, according to the latest report by the New Frontier Data company, the market is expected to reach $2 billion the same year. Today, you can purchase a vast number of cannabis-related products, including, but not limited to, CBD oils, balms, beauty products,…
Research now shows that CANNABIS can help treat diseases that are resistant to standard medications and treatments. The way Cannabis is perceived has changed Gone are the days (it’s sad to look back at them now) when marijuana was seen as a psychedelic drug that transforms people into vagrants and junkies. Today, many believe the opposite: Marijuana, taken in appropriate doses, can actually do a great deal more good than harm. Studies show that marijuana…
Rod was recently interviewed by “CBD Professor” Vadim Fedorovsky of CBD School. I always enjoy speaking with Vadim Fedorovsky, the CBD Professor and principal of CBD School. He has thoughtful questions and is well informed. We spoke recently about the 2018 Farm Bill and the future of hemp and CBD. You can listen to the podcast at YouTube or Soundcloud. January 6, 2019 Rod Kight is an attorney who represents lawful cannabis businesses.…
Given hemp’s resemblance to marijuana it is important to know your legal rights when carrying it. Hemp is a fast-growing business in the US. CBD oil, hemp cigarettes, and hemp flowers are growing in popularity. However, in this thriving business lays a bit of a sticking point, namely, the fact that hemp is the plant cannabis sativa l. This is the same plant as marijuana but with significantly reduced levels of delta-9 THC. As such,…
Hemp testing and FDA regulation of CBD will be two important issues in 2019. In light of the 2018 Farm Bill becoming law, we can be sure that there will be a number of legal issues to address in the world of hemp and CBD. Of the emerging issues, there are two pivotal ones that will define and shape the industry in 2019. I encourage everyone with an interest in hemp and CBD to…
The FDA issued a statement about hemp and CBD shortly after the 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law. As anyone in the cannabis industry is aware, the 2018 Farm Bill (Farm Bill) was signed into law yesterday. As I mentioned in this post, this is monumental. Under the Farm Bill, hemp and all of its parts, including cannabinoids such as CBD, are lawful and are explicitly removed from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).…
Carolina Cannabis News covers the end of prohibition in the Carolinas. I had a great time recently talking with award winning journalist Rhiannon Fionn, editor and publisher of the Carolina Cannabis News (CCN), for a recent podcast. We covered a lot of pressing issues in the hemp and cannabis industry. You can listen to the podcast by visiting the CCN webpage by clicking here. (Unfortunately, the Podbean player is not currently playing well with…