CBD And Hemp Legal And Regulatory Roundup – March 18, 2022

CBD And Hemp Legal And Regulatory Roundup – March 18, 2022

23 March 2022 Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD Calif.-based CBD retailer, manufacturer denied Rule 11 sanctions against wellness company U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman found Medterra CBD and Rejuvenol Laboratories didn’t meet their “very high burden” of establishing Rule 11 sanctions against Healthcare Resources Management Group were warranted. Judge Matthewman noted Rule 11 is meant to deter baseless filings, however, just because the record evidence failed to establish a triable issue against Medterra and Rejuvenol, that isn’t sufficient to make specific findings of Rule 11 bad faith conduct. Law 360 (sub. req.) Hemp Va. bill places hemp stores, farmers at risk of losing business A bill heading to Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R) desk could criminalize the use and distribution of CBD products and potentially hurt hemp farmers, if passed. The Virginia Hemp Coalition is urging Youngkin to amend SB 591 to avoid thousands of Va. businesses from crashing. Advocates said the bill contradicts federal law, which currently allows hemp products to be sold with 0.3% Delta 9 THC. The bill was introduced by Sen. Emmett Hanger (R), who grew concerned upon learning of kids being hospitalized in Va. after accidental ingestion of cannabis. Marijuana Moment Minn. regulator clarifies trace amounts of Delta-9 in hemp is not marijuana Hemp industry advocates applauded a decision by the Minn. Board of Pharmacy saying trace amounts of Delta-9 found in hemp products don’t violate the CSA. The conclusion addresses an issue raised by a Minn. Court of Appeals decision in Sept. State and federal law determine hemp is legal so long as it contains less than 0.3% Delta-9. However, the appeals court upended that definition and said the distinction between marijuana and hemp stops at the plant. Star Tribune. N.Y. opens online applications for cannabis licensing to hemp…

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