Thursday, December 5, 2019
hemp-and-cbd-submit-your-comments-on-usda-interim-hemp-rules-by-december-30
The hemp industry is up in arms over the USDA’s interim rules establishing a domestic hemp program.  As of this writing you can find some 900 comments published on regulations.gov. The din of complaints about the deleterious effect of several rules caused Senator Chuck Shumer to send a letter on December 3 to U.S. Agriculture…
how-to-export-medical-cannabis-internationally
Over the past few years, our international trade team has advised a rapidly expanding suite of clients on import/export issues related to cannabis. We regularly advise clients on manufacturing overseas, hemp import/export issues, and customs. Currently we are also working on heady questions surrounding international treaties and cannabis. One thing no one has hired us for yet,…
best-credit-card-welcome-offers-of-december-2019
The holiday season is upon us and the shopping has already begun. You may be making multiple trips to the store or cashing in on some cyber deals, but do you have a credit card that is rewarding you for your spending? Now may be the best time to benefit from a great credit card…
the-bccs-fight-to-allow-home-delivery-throughout-california
    It’s no secret that California’s cannabis operators are currently in a regulatory and business environment where red tape, the illegal market, and significant taxes make life hard. At the same time, the state is trying to protect, promote, and grow the industry in a variety of ways, one of which is fighting off…
hemp-cbd-across-state-lines-mississippi
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp…
is-hemp-cbd-really-unlawful-in-california
Dozens of times per month, I am asked by clients and potential clients whether hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) products are legal in California. With almost any other product, I can give an easy “yes” or “no” answer. But with Hemp CBD, my answer usually takes five to ten minutes to explain and ultimately ends with…
the-fda-issues-hemp-cbd-warning-letters-and-a-consumer-update
The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) had a busy Monday this week. On November 25, the agency issued warning letters to 15 businesses selling hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”) products as unapproved drugs. The FDA also released updated consumer guidance on Hemp-CBD. Warning Letters The recent batch of warning letters appear to turn on the marketing of Hemp-CBD…
happy-thanksgiving-from-canna-law-blog
Here’s to a great holiday for everyone out there, along with friends and families. We are thankful for the privilege of working with so many great people and companies every day, and in such a dynamic area of law and policy. Enjoy the holiday! We’ll be back tomorrow.
update-tangerine-money-back-credit-card-review
Update, November 27, 2019: Apply for a Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card by December 31, 2019 and receive a $75 e-Gift Card from RateSupermarket.ca when your application is approved.    Looking to earn cash back on your daily expenditures? Don’t want to pay an annual fee? Enter the Tangerine Money-Back credit card – one of the most popular cash back credit cards on the…
cle-and-webinar-cannabis-in-the-us.-and-abroad-december-4th
On December 4, 2019, at 12:30 PM, Harris Bricken attorney Daniel Shortt and Cascadia Intellectual Property attorney Krista Wittman will be presenting at a seminar put on by the Washington State Bar Association’s International Practice Section titled “U.S. and International Aspects of Cannabis Laws and Legal Practice.” Additional information on the event is available below and…