Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news:

CBD

FDA CBD regulations put on pause as new administration moves in

The removal of an FDA review of a CBD enforcement policy was anticipated as the Biden administration put a freeze on all regulations issued by the previous administration that haven’t gone into effect. However, the move is frustrating those in the industry who now have limited guidance as they produce and sell hemp-derived products.  Hemp Grower

Hemp

DEA claims second hemp rule challenge can’t be made in federal court

The DEA argued in a D.C. federal court that hemp industry advocates suing to block it from regulating the crops can’t make their case in federal court. The agency claims says the Hemp Industry Association can only can only challenge the regulation in an appeals court, where the trade group has a similar case pending. The DEA claims the group’s new suit seeks essentially the same thing.  Law 360 (sub. req.)

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