New Mexico Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill

The New Mexico Legislature passed House Bill 2 (“HB 2”) on March 31, 2021. Governor Lujan Grisham (D-NM) noted that her “signing pen” was ready for HB 2, also known as the Cannabis Regulation Act. The Governor had convened a special session of the Legislature for the purpose of passing the bill, which failed to [...]

By |2021-04-21T15:03:13-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Marijuana, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on New Mexico Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill

New Mexico Cannabis Bill a Boon for Small Business & Rural Producers

Granting licenses for cannabis “microbusinesses” has become a popular trend in many states pursuing marijuana legalization. A cannabis microbusiness refers to smaller-scale, often family-owned business, or alternatively, an aspiring entrepreneur without the requisite capital for a large-scale operation.[1] New Mexico House Bill 2 (“HB 2”), which legalizes cannabis throughout the state, offers licenses for “cannabis [...]

By |2021-04-21T15:01:56-07:00March 11th, 2021|Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on New Mexico Cannabis Bill a Boon for Small Business & Rural Producers

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board

During the 2019 Legislative Session in Carson City, the Governor championed a sweeping retooling of the State’s marijuana regulatory mechanism. With the passage and signing of Assembly Bill 533, Nevada created the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB). Modeled after the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the CCB will be tasked with regulation and oversight of the cannabis [...]

By |2021-03-30T11:56:44-07:00March 25th, 2020|Marijuana, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board

USDA Interim Rule Testing Method for Hemp

PROPOSED FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION RULE: Following the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the 2018 Farm Bill, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was tasked with developing and implementing regulations to control domestic hemp production. One of the areas of regulation the USDA is required to cover is [...]

By |2020-05-10T22:14:02-07:00March 24th, 2020|Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on USDA Interim Rule Testing Method for Hemp

How to sell Hemp and CBD products from Nevada

While it is enticing to start a hemp or CBD business in Nevada, there are several steps that must be followed in order to start your business legally. This is not an exhaustive list of what actions to take, but rather a broad overview of general issues that need to be addressed. If you have [...]

By |2021-03-30T12:05:24-07:00March 5th, 2020|Marijuana, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on How to sell Hemp and CBD products from Nevada

H.R. 5587 (CBD as dietary supplement by the FDA)

In just over one year since the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) have seen an explosion in popularity. While the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing and soliciting comments on final rules for regulating the growing of hemp across the United States, some companies are experiencing difficulties with [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:45:21-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Marijuana, Nevada Business Law, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on H.R. 5587 (CBD as dietary supplement by the FDA)

FDA Warning on CBD Products

On November 25, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement regarding warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA has come forth and stated these marketed products have not been approved by the [...]

By |2020-05-05T11:21:18-07:00December 9th, 2019|Marijuana, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on FDA Warning on CBD Products

USDA Final Interim Rules Hemp Producers

On Thursday, October 31, 2019 the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) officially published their interim final rule regulating the United States domestic hemp production program. Developed following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, these long-awaited rules lay the foundation for a promising industry. The aim of these rules is to create a consistent [...]

By |2021-04-21T14:59:30-07:00November 13th, 2019|Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on USDA Final Interim Rules Hemp Producers

New Distance Setbacks for Marijuana Establishments

In order to be approved for a marijuana establishment license, there are various regulatory requirements that must be met, one of which is a distance setback requirement. This means that when applying for a license, the physical address of any proposed marijuana establishment must be a specific distance away from certain establishments as proscribed by [...]

By |2019-12-02T12:52:45-08:00September 25th, 2019|Marijuana, Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on New Distance Setbacks for Marijuana Establishments

Starting a Hemp Business in Nevada

Starting A Hemp Business In Nevada 08/10/2018 0 Comments Thanks to the 2014 U.S. Farm Bill, Senate Bill 305 (SB305), and Senate Bill 396 (SB396), those who are interested in growing, producing, or handling industrial hemp in Nevada are able to do so under the State of Nevada Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Program. However, [...]

By |2020-05-05T11:16:58-07:00August 10th, 2019|Nevada Hemp Law|Comments Off on Starting a Hemp Business in Nevada
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