Posts from October 2019.

Sean Mack quoted in the Law360 article, “Class Action 'Avalanche' Coming For CBD Industry.” The article explains that class actions have been popping up against CBD companies in federal courts. Attorneys are explaining that this is the beginning of consumer litigation against cannabis businesses.

"Someone files one, and then it's, 'Jump on the bandwagon,'" said Sean Mack, co-chair of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC's litigation practice.

Compared to marijuana products, which are only legal in certain states and cannot be transported across state lines, CBD claims are more ...

On October 29, 2019, the USDA released its long awaited interim rules for the hemp industry, following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill last year that descheduled hemp under the Controlled Substances Act.  These are interim rules and the USDA is accepting comments over the next few months.

The 160 pages of rules cover a variety of topics including testing of levels of delta-9 THC, licensing requirements, and establishing procedures for states to submit plans for the cultivation, processing and sale of hemp in their state.

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