Virtually All State Hemp Programs Federally Non-Compliant After Recent Court Ruling

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed a DEA rule declaring CBD oil a Schedule I drug to stand. This means the cannabinoid remains illegal under federal law and any state hemp program allowing the manufacture or sale of cannabidiol is non-compliant with federal law. This includes virtually all state hemp programs.

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Colorado House Passes Bill to Further Expand Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

DENVER, Colo. (May 3, 2018) – On Tuesday, the Colorado House unanimously passed a bill that would further mainstream the state’s industrial hemp industry. Final passage of this bill would likely pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect.

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California Committee Passes Bill to Help Expand Hemp Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Practice

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 30, 2018) –  Last Tuesday, a second California Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would loosen some regulations on hemp seed and cultivation. Passage of this bill would pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect.

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California Committee Passes Bill to Help Expand Hemp Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Practice

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2018) –  On Tuesday, a California Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would loosen some regulations on hemp seed and cultivation. Passage of this bill would pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect.

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