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FDA and FTC Issue Joint Warning Letter

On Tuesday, the FDA and FTC issued another joint Warning Letter to a company for selling and marketing “unapproved new drugs” containing CBD in violation of federal law. Not surprisingly, the letter cites numerous disease claims included in the marketing of these products (e.g., statements related to the treatment of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease, depression,

By |2019-10-25T09:42:15-06:00October 25th, 2019|Hemp, HLG Blogs|

Texas to Allow Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensary Applications

In 2015, Texas passed a law allowing a very limited group of patients in the state to obtain "low-THC cannabis" from licensed dispensaries pursuant to a doctor's prescription. This rather narrow law required the Texas Department of Public Safety (“DPS”) to create a secure registry of physicians who treat epilepsy for the purpose of prescribing

By |2019-10-04T09:56:25-06:00October 3rd, 2019|HLG Blogs, Marijuana|

Concerns and Limitations for Multistate Producers Looking to Market CBD

Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill has undoubtedly provided comfort to large-scale retailers looking to bring hemp-derived products to retail shelves across the country. The language in the new law clarifies and affirms that hemp is not to be treated as a controlled substance as scheduled under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 (CSA), which

By |2019-08-19T20:26:53-06:00April 2nd, 2019|Hemp, HLG Blogs|

Medical Cannabis, Texas-Style: Conditions and Requirements for Use

By Ashley Simpson, Hoban Law Group In 2015, the Texas legislature’s passage of the Texas Compassionate Use Act (Senate Bill 339) legalized medical cannabis in the Lone Star State, but only to the extent of "low-THC cannabis oil" for use by patients diagnosed with intractable epilepsy. Widening further access to any patients respectively diagnosed with any other

By |2019-08-20T01:35:58-06:00March 27th, 2018|HLG Blogs, Marijuana|