USDA Approves Texas Hemp Plan

This article is authored by Ashley Simpson with contributions from our law clerk, Haley Keefer.  In June of last year, Texas passed hemp legislation that authorizes the production, manufacture, retail sale, and inspection of hemp and hemp-derived products in Texas, including consumable hemp products that contain cannabidiol (“CBD”). Hemp is not currently legal to grow

By |2020-01-30T09:51:30-07:00January 30th, 2020|Government and Policy|

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 |2019-12-18T13:03:22-07:00October 25th, 2019|Hemp|