Can I be charged for possession of hemp or CBD?

Can I be charged for possession of hemp or CBD?

With the passing of the Federal 2018 Farm Bill came the legalization of industrial hemp and hemp derivatives including cannabidiol (“CBD”). Despite the legality and regulation of this budding new industry, some CBD consumers are facing charges for marijuana possession...
What you should know about DWI checkpoints

What you should know about DWI checkpoints

Most DWI stops in North Carolina fall into one of two categories: a stop based on probable cause or as part of a DWI checkpoint. Generally, police officers need to have cause to believe you are breaking the law in some way before they can stop you. However, the law...
NC Industrial Commission Penalty Assessments – April 2019 Update

NC Industrial Commission Penalty Assessments – April 2019 Update

Dysart Willis represents employers that have received penalties from the North Carolina Industrial Commission under NCGS 97-94 for failure to carry workers’ compensation insurance. There have been a variety of changes to this area of the law over the past twelve...
Understanding open container laws in North Carolina

Understanding open container laws in North Carolina

Practically everyone knows that drunk driving is illegal in North Carolina and across the country. If you are not drunk, you may not think it is a big deal to drive your vehicle with an open alcoholic beverage in it. However, driving with an open container of alcohol...
North Carolina to begin enforcement against CBD industry

North Carolina to begin enforcement against CBD industry

As discussed previously here, the recent legalization of industrial hemp and hemp derivatives including cannabidiol (“CBD”) has raised questions about the permissibility of adding CBD to foods and supplements. Although the 2018 Farm Bill and NC Industrial...