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Hemp in the United States: An Opinion

The USDA released guidelines for hemp testing, but the agency made some glaring omissions that create confusion and lack proper safety guidelines.

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Is the Green Rush Over?

The end of the Green Rush means we can now focus on safeguarding cannabis’ future, and not pillaging it for a quick profit.

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Where Does the FDA Stand on CBD?

How are hemp and CBD regulated? How does the FDA treat CBD as a drug or as a food ingredient? Nathan Libbey takes a stab at those questions and more in this piece.

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Searching for the Good Stuff

When it comes to CBD products, check the COA and buyer beware.

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Stemming the Cannabis Black Market

In this op-ed, Matthew Zandi discusses a few reasons why legalizing on a federal level and going after the black market could protect public health.

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California Banned Ozone Generator “Air Purifiers”

In this op-ed, Jeff Scheir makes his case against using ozone in cultivating cannabis.

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Medical Cannabis in Georgia: Federal Policy Effects on State Industries

How Would the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Potential Reclassification of Cannabis Affect Georgia’s Medical Cannabis Industry?

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Warning Signs For CBD Food & Drink Manufacturers

Manufacturers of CBD products should heed Sandler’s advice when marketing their product and engaging in interstate commerce.

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Insurers Must Play Catch-Up to Meet Cannabis Industry Needs

Matt Engle discusses the necessity for insurers to meet the changing coverage requirements of the cannabis industry by offering more options tailored to distributors, growers, processors, and retail dispensaries.

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Interstate Hemp Transportation: A Cautionary Tale

Until federal law clarifies interstate commerce laws pertaining to hemp, producers should reconsider transporting hemp through less-receptive states.

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