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February, 2019

NYT piece on popularity of CBD

Feb. 26, 2019—Roni Caryn Rabin has a new piece in the New York Times discussing what’s behind the newfound popularity of CBD: CBD is Everywhere, but Scientists Still Don’t Know Much About It. As the title of the linked piece suggests, demand for CBD is booming, driven in large part by the belief that the substance can be used...

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Federal Court Refuses (for now) to Order Return of 7,000 Pounds of “Hemp” Seized by State Police

Feb. 13, 2019—In late January 2019, Idaho state police seized a shipment of nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis plant material on its way from Oregon to Colorado. They have also charged the driver of the truck with felony marijuana trafficking. See coverage of the case at CNN.com, here, and at the Idaho Statesman, here. The case raises...

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