Dispensary promos remain illegal in Boulder, but rule could be reviewed later

The Boulder City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a series of rule changes for the local cannabis industry, and planned to reevaluate some key matters later this year. Most of the nearly 20 actions taken have little or no effect on the public, but are of interest to people who work in…

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Hemp lawsuit in federal court alleges DEA overstepped on “extracts” rule

Published: Apr 5, 2017, 12:49 pm • Updated: Apr 5, 2017, 1:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A federal lawsuit involving hemp is heating up. Lawyers representing the Hemp Industries Association and hemp businesses have filed an opening brief in a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals case…

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Legal challenge filed against DEA’s new marijuana extract rule

Published: Jan 13, 2017, 6:03 pm • Updated: Jan 13, 2017, 6:12 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The hemp industry has taken the DEA to court in the wake of a controversial new rule on marijuana extracts. Denver’s Hoban Law Group, representing the Hemp Industries Association, Centuria Natural…

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New DEA rule on marijuana extracts, CBD creates commotion in cannabis industry

Published: Dec 15, 2016, 4:01 pm • Updated: Dec 15, 2016, 4:22 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A little three-page document published this week in the U.S. Federal Register sent some fairly big shock waves through the cannabis industry. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration filed a final rule…

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