Last Wednesday, at a hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb revealed the FDA’s plan to conduct public hearings on cannabidiol (“CBD”) starting in April. Acknowledging the legalization of hemp and hemp-derived products … Read more about FDA Plans Public Hearing on Ingestible CBD Products
New York City officials are taking a firm stance in the regulation of cannabidiol (“CBD”) products. Earlier this week, the NYC Department of Health (“DOH”) issued bans against CBD-infused food and drinks as a part of a citywide initiative. The New York DOH visited and inspected eleven … Read more about New York City Bans CBD-Infused Consumables
An official policy change at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) allows passengers traveling through the airport with marijuana, in accordance with California’s marijuana regulations, to avoid arrest, at least by the airport’s police officers. The policy change is just now getting media … Read more about LAX Allows Travelers to Keep Cannabis
In a blow to hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) product manufacturers who intend to use CBD as a food additive, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), in conjunction with the California Food and Drug Branch (FDB), has released a clarification document titled: "FAQ - Industrial Hemp and … Read more about CBD in Food? California Says No Way, (San) Jose.
Last week, California lawmakers moved to create a bank backed by the state that would help handle money from the state's newly created recreational marijuana market. The bill, SB930, which would allow charter banks and credit unions regulated by the California Department of Business Oversight to … Read more about State-Backed Cannabis Bank Bill Passes California Senate
When Attorney General Jeff Sessions began serving under current US President Donald Trump, the cannabis industry held its collective breath, anticipating the worst. Sessions' aversion to cannabis is well-known; he once declared, "Good people don’t smoke marijuana." His anti-cannabis agenda was a … Read more about Sessions’ Anti-Weed Agenda Benefiting Legal Cannabis Industry
https://youtu.be/hCliLoRKpyI The Rodman Law Group's managing member, David Rodman, spoke to Bitsonline at the recent CryptoCannabis Conference about the current state of cannabis and cryptocurrency. Watch the full interview above! Bitsonline: If you’re fundraising or considering an ICO to … Read more about Dave Rodman Interview with Bitsonline at CryptoCannabis Conference
https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/11/17/californias-new-cannabis-rules-no-drone-deliveries-or-pot-laced-shrimp/ California has issued new rules regarding legal cannabis, and while some of them are very common-sense, some of them may surprise you. A few of our favorites? Products “cannot be … Read more about California’s New Cannabis Rules: No Drone Deliveries or Pot-Laced Shrimp