2017 to 2018: What's new with the "legal" status of cannabis? A review of changes at the federal level
Since last years conference there has been significant changes in the legal landscape with respect to industrial hemp and high THC cannabis. Attorney General Sessions appointment to head the Department of Justice has lead to a withdrawal of the “Cole memo” which had previously guided the DOJ in its application of the Controlled Substances Act to marijuana users and those in the medical marijuana and hemp industries. The Cole guidance has provided some comfort to users and growers that as long as they acted in compliance with applicable state laws, the risk of arrest and prosecution was low. While ...
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