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Month: September 2018

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Some CBD Products Rescheduled by DEA Under Controlled Substances Act

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced last Friday that certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs that contain cannabidiol (CBD) are properly rescheduled as Schedule V drugs under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). While this move is far from categorically rescheduling CBD – as only specific drugs will be placed on…
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The Evolving and Conflicting Legal Landscape of Hemp and CBD Laws

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law I.  Background Recently, we reported on the current state of hemp and CBD laws in the United States following the Ninth Circuit’s April 2018 decision in HIA v. DEA (Case No. 17-70162), the proposed Hemp Farming Act of 2018 (S. 2667), and reading through to the subtler “messages” the Court and Congress…
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Employer Liability for Employees’ Acts

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law In our previous post, we discussed general rules applicable to the transportation of cannabis both across and within state lines. Here, we discuss the issue of who is responsible when an accident happens – or worse, an intentional wrongful act is committed – by an employee driver or a third-party…
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The Transportation of Marijuana Within and Across State Lines

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law Some of the most commonly asked questions by cannabis business owners and operators, as well as consumers, involve the transportation of marijuana and the applicable laws, as well as the division of liability between the business owner and the driver. Transportation of marijuana is highly regulated. The transportation of marijuana…
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