The US House of Representatives is expected to hold a historic vote this month on a comprehensive cannabis reform bill that supporters embrace for not only decriminalising marijuana but correcting injustices
First it’s important to note that the DEA proposals are only in a draft form and are open to comment until 20th October. They have already received a large number of comments, the majority of which appear to be criticising aspects of the proposed regulatory regime that have raised hackles among the industry.
A new line of sparkling CBD drinks is to be launched in the Colorado market in what may be an indication of how high-profile companies approach the CBD market during its continued period of uncertainty
With the federal legalisation of hemp in the US , states were left to enact their own legislation to adapt. CBD-Intel provides an overview of US law on smokable hemp, along with analysis of each state’s rules
Federal banking regulators have issued guidance clarifying the legal status of banks doing business with hemp firms, permitting it as long as they follow and comply with the relevant requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act
The US Department of Agriculture hemp rules have been published, developing the 2018 federal Farm Bill in time to offer guidance to farmers for the 2020 hemp growing season. This report provides in-depth information
Cannabis-based vaping products won’t be legally available in Canada’s second-largest province “for the time being” after the Quebec government-owned cannabis monopoly decided to keep them off the shelves
US attorney general William Barr has said the current patchwork regulatory situation for CBD in the country is “intolerable” and given qualified support to an act which would allow states to decide their own policies
Pro-cannabis measures are expected to receive at least 18 more votes of support in the new US Congress, according to exclusive research by CBD-Intel, with more than 60 new Representatives supporting legalisation
The US Congress has approved a compromise version of the 2018 Farm Bill which will remove industrial hemp from the federal narcotics Schedule 1 list, potentially giving a green light to development of the CBD industry
Language in the Senate version of the 2018 US Farm Bill could lead to sweeping changes in the CBD sector – and significant bipartisan support appears to exist to pass it after the November mid-term elections
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