Tag Archives: Hemp

USDA Legal Opinion Seeks To Clarify Interstate Transport of Hemp

On May 28, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) Office of the General Counsel issued a Legal Opinion, which attempts to address open questions relating to interstate transport of hemp. While the 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp production, the current state of the law as to whether it is legal to transport hemp … Continue Reading

TTB Updates Guidance on Hemp Ingredients, Follows FDA’s Lead

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (“TTB”) recently updated its guidance on inclusion of hemp ingredients in beverages containing alcohol. Here’s a summary: • It remains TTB’s policy that it will not approve any formulas for alcohol beverages that contain ingredients that are controlled substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act. • TTB … Continue Reading
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