FDA Update Despite the impending Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) kept plenty busy this week in keeping the hemp industry on its toes issuing: (a) yet another round of a whopping fifteen (15) warning letters to companies purportedly marketing “unapproved new drugs” containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“CBD”) in violation of FDA regulations;
Hoban Law Group Managing Attorney Garrett Graff and Attorney Ryan Malkin are featured in the current issue of Craft Spirits Magazine talking about how the hemp and beverage industries just might be a perfect match! See the full feature in Craft Spirits Magazine.
The hemp industry continues to look for federal guidance on production for 2020. It’s been more than a month since Hemp Industry Daily first reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) had completed its draft of the federal hemp production rules and submitted it to the White House Office of Budget and Management, which reviews all regulations adopted
Episode 62: Southern Hemp Expo Part 1 Josh had the opportunity to catch up with several friends and colleagues at the Southern Hemp Expo in September. This episode features interviews with Garrett Graff (Hoban Law Group), Billy Hilliard (Atalo Holdings), Patrick McCarthy (CBD+Me), and Dr. Tony Brannon (Murray State University). Listen to the episode on
In the Centennial State, representatives from academia, government and industry are collaborating on an ambitious initiative to develop a blueprint for how the state will manage the hemp market through a thorough examination of the supply chain. The Colorado Hemp Advancement & Management Plan—or CHAMP—could function as a model for other states aiming to tackle
CBD products are rapidly becoming more widely available. One can now find CBD-infused ointments and creams in places like Walgreens. However, it's no loner just the drug store. CBD-infused water is now coming to some major grocery stores. --- "It always takes one to dip their toes in the water and gauge how hot or
Thrive Market, an online natural and organic products marketplace, said it is shelving its catalog of hemp extracts and topicals at the demand of the company that processes its customer payments. "Very little, thus far, is cut and dried about the hemp industry," said Garrett O. Graff, a managing attorney at Hoban Law Group, a
The hemp industry notched two wins in the past seven days, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) releasing a legal opinion stating that hemp can be transported across state lines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) changing its guidance to allow hemp-derived CBD oil on airplanes. A third federal agency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is