Attorney tells symposium federal hemp regs create more questions than answers

The 2018 Farm Bill converted hemp from a highly controlled substance to a highly regulated commodity and, in the process, created a program fraught with legal peril to the uninitiated.

David Bush, a partner with the Denver-based Hoban Law Group, which specializes in hemp and marijuana law, told Tuesday’s Harnessing Hemp symposium that growers shouldn’t try to navigate the legal minefield around hemp without good legal advice.

“We’re all new to this, we’re all still learning,” Bush said. “There’s a lot of confusion, a lot of ambiguity, a lot of asking, ‘Just what is legal?’”

Read the full article HERE