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...
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...
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...