The European Court of Justice recently ruled that an EU Member State cannot prohibit the marketing of CBD that has been lawfully produced in another Member State, as to do so would be in breach of EU law on the free movement of goods
Husch Blackwell: Operation CBDeceit Marks Beginning of FTC Crackdown on Deceptive CBD Medical Claims While FDA Continues to Issue Warning Letters
On Thursday, December 17th, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was taking action against six companies selling CBD-based products.
On 20 April 2020, the Lebanese Parliament passed a law permitting the cultivation, trade, research, and use of medical cannabis. The law covers an array of topics ranging from the types of licenses available to the prevention of monopolization in the industry. In providing a deeper look at the law, W&W has drafted a commentary on the articles therein.
On Thursday, December 17, 2020, New Jersey lawmakers approved the “Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” (“Act”), which next goes to Governor Phil Murphy for his expected signature. Authored By: Steve Schain Under the...
For the uninitiated, ∆8 is one of many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Although ∆8 is a minor cannabinoid, it has been making major splash in the cannabis industry this year. You can read more about ∆8 itself, including a detailed discussion of its legal status under federal law
The legal qualification of CBD-based products is one of the most debated issues in the Italian cannabis legislation. The regulatory framework only provides precise indications with reference to the content of THC while it is silent with respect to CBD.
The cannabis industry was center stage during the November election, collecting a trove of wins making recreational marijuana legal now in 15 states and approved it for medical use virtually nationwide. The overwhelming nods in the recent election made marijuana more mainstream across the country and proved the cannabis industry has built a profound and powerful voice when it comes to messaging and revenue-building in states.
The U.S. House of Representatives, voted to repeal the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana. Now, it is up to the Senate. Known as the MORE Act, this Bill would accomplish some truly wonderful things, such as removing Marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) which basically would eliminate Federal Criminal Prosecution and Penalties for possession, cultivation and distribution.
Let’s talk about the cannabis extraction methods available today. There are three conventional methods: Butane (gas lighter fluid), CO2 (carbon dioxide) and Ethanol (alcohol) extraction.
Nigeria: The Legal Landscape of Cannabis/Indian Hemp in Nigeria: An Inquiry and Comparative Lessons from other Jurisdictions
It is in the context of the above backing that this paper examines the legal landscape of cannabis/Indian hemp in Nigeria, The paper discusses the various legal and policy frameworks in Nigeria that deal with cultivation, importation, use, sale and other forms dealing...
Cannabis legislation made significant strides on Election Day throughout the United States. All five states with cannabis measures on the ballot in the November 2020 election voted affirmatively for either medical or adult-use cannabis legislation.
Faced with an estimated $15 billion dollar budget deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the reality of legalizing adult-use cannabis (i.e., recreational marijuana) in New York State seems more likely than ever.
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