Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

DENVER, Colo. (June 11, 2018) – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that will further mainstream the state’s industrial hemp industry. Implementation of this new law will 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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Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Hemp Market, Sets Stage to Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Effect

DENVER, Colo. (June 5, 2018) – Last week, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law establishing that hemp will be treated like any other food ingredient. Enactment of this law paves the way for further expansion of the state’s hemp market and will help further nullify federal prohibition in effect.

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 4, 2018) –  Last Wednesday, the California Senate 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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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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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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