Seventh Circuit Lights the Way for State Regulation of Smokable Hemp

Cannabis Law   |   August 5, 2020
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The Seventh Circuit last month in C.Y. Wholesale Inc. v. Holcomb became the first federal appellate court to examine how far states can go in regulating smokable hemp without interfering with federal law. The court vacated an injunction that halted Indiana's ban on smokable hemp as too broad but remanded the case to the district court to consider a narrower injunction that might let Indiana severely limit smokable hemp within the state. In "In the Weeds With the Farm Bill: 7th Circuit Says States Can Regulate Smokable Hemp but Can't Go Too Far," we discuss the Seventh Circuit's decision and its impact on hemp and CBD manufacturers, sellers, and wholesalers across the country.

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