SC Police Seize Hemp Shipment from NC Farm

SC Police Seize Hemp Shipment from NC Farm

Despite passage of both the 2018 Farm Bill and the recent USDA interim rules confirming the permissibility of the growth, possession, and interstate shipment of industrial hemp, local law enforcement continues to interfere with the legitimate business practices of the...
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...
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...

Assistant DA facing drug charges

An 47-year-old assistant district attorney in North Carolina is facing drug-related charges after being taken into custody on April 22. Police originally stopped the man because of traffic violations including speeding. Reportedly, they saw a tourniquet on the...

8 arrested in North Carolina drug bust

A three-month drug investigation has led to the arrest of eight North Carolina residents, according to Chatham County authorities. In addition to facing criminal charges, the defendants owe the North Carolina Department of Revenue over $17,000 in taxes for their...