Federal Government Begins Going After CBD Sellers

Federal Government Begins Going After CBD Sellers

The federal government has begun filing enforcement actions against CBD companies for making health related claims. The first such suit, which seeks a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, suit was filed against Marc Ching, who is a California CBD marketer doing business as Whole Leaf Organics. Mr. Ching previously received a warning letter from

Jon Dedon Featured in Kansas City Star Article on Medical Marijuana in Missouri

Jon Dedon Featured in Kansas City Star Article on Medical Marijuana in Missouri

Lawmakers in Missouri are still questioning potential conflicts of interest within the medical marijuana industry.  Over 800 medical marijuana applicants were denied over the past month, and the Missouri House’s government started hosting hearings to inspect the medical marijuana program.  The primary cause for the hearings is the issue among lawmakers, and conflicts of interest

FDA and FTC take hard line on CBD, warn manufacturer of federal law violation

FDA and FTC take hard line on CBD, warn manufacturer of federal law violation

The FTC and FDA announced yesterday that they sent yet another joint warning letter to a CBD manufacturer and retailer, warning them that their marketing of CBD products violates federal law. The letter gave the seller 15 days to correct the violations or face “legal action without further notice, including, without limitation, seizure and/or injunction.”

“MISSOURI ISSUES PROPOSED RULES FOR INDUSTRIAL HEMP PROGRAM”

“MISSOURI ISSUES PROPOSED RULES FOR INDUSTRIAL HEMP PROGRAM”

Yesterday, October 9, the Missouri Department of Agriculture released proposed rules for the Missouri Industrial Hemp Program. These rules, required by Missouri Senate Bill 133, will amend existing regulations and transition Missouri’s hemp program from a research program authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill to a full industrial program authorized under the 2018 Farm Bill.