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FTC Approves Final Administrative Consent Orders against Sellers of Deceptively Marketed CBD Products

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final administrative


Continue Reading CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup – March 5, 2021

As 2020 drew to a close and Congress scrambled to reach a deal to continue funding the federal government, tucked in amidst the 2124 pages of the 2021 Appropriations Bill is a new power for the FTC:  civil penalty authority
Continue Reading ICYMI: The FTC Has Civil Penalty Authority Relative To COVID-Related Advertising

Just in time for the holidays – and the growing season – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted new registrations for pesticides to be used on hemp crops, including, for the first time, hemp used in the production
Continue Reading Happy Hemp-days! EPA Grants First Ever Approvals for Pesticides Used on Hemp for Consumable CBD Products

Cannabis is in the midst of a historic transformation from the black market to a regulated, lucrative, global industry. But investing in cannabis, or doing business with companies involved in cannabis production or distribution, comes with substantial legal and other
Continue Reading Navigating the Green Rush: Due Diligence Considerations for Cannabis Investments