USDA Industrial Hemp Rules Summary

Hemp industry insiders have been awaiting the recent passage of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) interim final rules regarding the Domestic Hemp Production Program. The rules, which went into effect on October 31, 2019, are wide ranging and potentially...
Ryan Willis Wins Back-to-Back Not Guilty Verdicts

Ryan Willis Wins Back-to-Back Not Guilty Verdicts

Ryan Willis, founding partner at Dysart Willis Houchin & Hubbard, recently achieved two not guilty jury verdicts in consecutive weeks in state and federal court. The first case was held in Wake County Superior Court. The firm’s client was charged with Second...
Navigating the 2018 Farm Bill for Cultivation of Industrial Hemp

Navigating the 2018 Farm Bill for Cultivation of Industrial Hemp

With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill Congress has authorized the cultivation of industrial hemp. As businesses seek to take advantage of this change, they must navigate a quagmire of federal and state regulations. Staying abreast of these ever-changing regulations...