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January 24, 2019

Federal Hemp & CBD Update – What’s Legal and What’s Not?

CBD products are everywhere – including tinctures, creams, gummies, pills, and drinks. But is it legal to buy, sell, and produce them?  The answer may depend […]
December 21, 2018

What the First Step Act Means for Criminal Justice Reform

On Tuesday, the First Step Act passed the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support, 87-12. If it passes the vote in the House of Representatives, as experts predict it […]
December 18, 2018

Attorney Allison Margolin on Hemp Legalization & The Farm Bill

In a new video for Cheddar, Allison Margolin explains some common misconceptions about hemp legalization and the 2018 Farm Bill:  Click here to watch the full […]
December 11, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill: What it Means for Hemp and CBD

The House Committee on Agriculture is in the process of finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill, which is expected to go into effect later this month. It’s […]
November 14, 2018

CBD Confusion

Cannabidiol (CBD for short) is a naturally-occurring element of the cannabis plant that has recently exploded in popularity and availability.  Like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is believed to have therapeutic […]
September 28, 2018

DEA Reschedules CBD to Schedule 5

By Raza Lawrence and Allison Margolin On September 28, 2018, the DEA issued a rule announcing that drugs including CBD with THC content below 0.1%  will be […]
August 17, 2018

Approval of Cannabis Epilepsy Medicine is Sign of Growing Acceptance

This editorial, by Allison Margolin and Raza Lawrence, also appears in the July 25th, 2018 edition of The Daily Journal. On June 25, the Food and Drug […]
July 13, 2018

New York State Releases Report on Recreational Cannabis

With a recent study, the state of New York signaled receptiveness to the possibility of legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Specifically, the report, commissioned by Governor […]
April 17, 2018

News: Ninth Circuit Hears Medical Cannabis Case

Just last week, on March 29th, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held a special setting at the University of Idaho College […]